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Michael Ende

Michael Ende   von Stefan Havlik The freedom of fantasy - on the 25th anniversary of Michael Ende's death On September 1, 1995, the "Reigen seliger Geister" ("Circle of Blessed Spirits") resounds in Munich's Waldfriedhof: In Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera...

Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer   von Stefan Havlik Bavaria as a counter world - on the 100th anniversary of Ludwig Ganghofer's death July 1920: Ludwig Thoma, the Bavarian writer, who himself became a political aberrator in the turmoil after the end of World War I, long since a...

To the 100th birthday of Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski   von Stefan Havlik America, at the bottom - for the 100th birthday of Charles BukowskiParis, 1978: A 58-year-old American author, scarred by life, is the guest of the renowned literary programme "Apostrophes" on French television. After a few...

The elegance of the hedgehog

The elegance of the hedgehog Most authors try to tell us a nice story. They concentrate on the structure, take care of the plot and their language. And if they are good, they show us a coherent world in which we can immerse ourselves. Then there are a few authors who...
Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer   von Stefan Havlik Bavaria as a counter world - on the 100th anniversary of Ludwig Ganghofer's...

The elegance of the hedgehog

The elegance of the hedgehog

The elegance of the hedgehog Most authors try to tell us a nice story. They concentrate on the structure, take care of...

Man and Dog

Man and Dog

Man and Dog In our world it has become difficult to imagine a fulfilled life at all. We are so cut off from our roots,...

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