Book
German

Phantomschmerz : Roman

Arnon Grunberg (author), Rainer Kersten (translator)
Title
Phantomschmerz : Roman / Arnon Grunberg ; aus dem Niederlandischen ubersetzt von Rainer Kersten
Author
Arnon Grunberg
Translator
Rainer Kersten
Language
German
Original language
Dutch
Original title
Fantoompijn
Publisher
Zürich: Diogenes, 2003
382 p.
ISBN
3-257-06375-X

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About Arnon Grunberg

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Arnon Yasha Yves Grunberg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑrnɔn ˈjɑʃaː iːv ˈɣrʏnbɛrx]; born 22 February 1971) is a Dutch writer of novels, essays, and columns, as well as a journalist. He wrote some of his work under the heteronym Marek van der Jagt. He lives in New York.

Early life

Grunberg was born as Arnon Yasha Yves Grünberg on 22 February 1971 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He grew up in a family of Jewish immigrants, originally from Germany. His mother was a survivor of concentration camp Auschwitz. Grunberg attended the Vossius Gymnasium in Amsterdam, but he got expelled in 1988. Before publishing his first novel, he held various odd jobs, and tried his hand at acting in a short film by Dutch avant-garde film maker Cyrus Frisch. From 1990 to 1993, Grunberg had his own publishing house Kasimir, whic…Read more on Wikipedia