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Timur Vermes


Timur Vermes was born in 1967 in Nuremberg. His father had fled from Hungary after the 1956 uprising. He studied history and politics at the University of Erlangen, before becoming a journalist. He has also worked as ghostwriter. His first novel – Er ist wieder da [He’s Back] – about Adolf Hitler suddenly being transported back to Berlin in 2011 had huge success in Germany.

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Adolf Hitler novel tops German bestseller list but divides critics
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2010 München für Verliebte (travel)
2012 Er ist wieder da (Look Who’s Back) (novel)
2018 Die Hungrigen und die Satten (The Hungry and the Fat)
2021 U U-Bahn (novel)
2022 Comicverführer (novel)