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Bernhard Schlink


Germany (b.1944)

Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany in 1944. A professor of law at the University of Berlin and a practising judge, he is the author of the major international best-selling novel The Reader as well as several prize-winning crime novels. He lives in Bonn and Berlin.

Genres: Mystery, Literary Fiction
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Reader
Oprah's Book Club Best Book nominee (1999) : The Reader