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TIMM, Uwe

[Conversation with Uwe Tim] Conversation with Uwe Timm, Munich, Summer 1995
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Uwe Timm was born in Hamburg in 1940 and studied German literature and philosophy in Munich and Paris; he now lives in Munich. A writer of highly acclaimed novels such as Morenga [1978] and Die Entdeckung der Currywurst [1993; The Invention of Curried Sausage], he has also written children's books; in fact, one for each one of his children such as Rennschwein Rudi Rüssel [1989; Rudi the Racing Pig] for his daughter, Johanna. His works have been translated into fourteen languages, several novels into English: for example, Die Entdeckung der Currywrust and Johannisnacht [1996; Midsummer Night].

"A trip of discovery into my own consciousness"--A Conversation with Uwe Timm: Vol. 2, No. 3

Roter Baum (Red Tree ) from Johannisnacht: Vol. 4, No. 1

Rot (Rot) from Rot (Cologne: Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2001)

 

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