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Karen Duve

Biography

Karen Duve was born in Hamburg in 1961. Following her parents’ wishes, she trained as a tax inspector but did not finish the training. She worked at various jobs, including as a taxi driver for thirteen years and a proof-reader. She has since become a full-time writer. She has written novels, stories, essays, children’s books, variations of fairy tales, a guide to healthy eating and two encyclopaedias. Three of her novels have been published in English.

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Bibliography

1995 Im tiefen Schnee ein stilles Heim (story)
1997 Bruno Orso fliegt ins Weltall (children’s)
1997 Lexikon berühmter Tiere (encyclopedia – with Thies Völker)
1999 Keine Ahnung (stories)
1999 Regenroman (Rain) (novel)
1999 Lexikon berühmter Pflanzen (encyclopedia – with Thies Völker)
2002 Dies ist kein Liebeslied (This is Not a Love Song) (novel)
2003 Weihnachten mit Thomas Müller (children’s)
2005 Die entführte Prinzessin. Von Drachen, Liebe und anderen Ungeheuern (fairy tales)
2006 Thomas Müller und der Zirkusbär (children’s)
2008 Taxi (novel)
2011 Anständig essen (eating)
2012 Grrrimm (fairy tales)
2014 Warum die Sache schiefgeht. Wie Egoisten, Hohlköpfe und Psychopathen uns um die Zukunft bringen (essay)
2016 Macht (The Prepper Room) (novel)
2018 Fräulein Nettes kurzer Sommer (novel)