Deutscher Buchpreis 2011

In Ostfriesland wimmelt es doch von Aliens

Jan Brandt hat es mit "Gegen die Welt" auf die Shortlist des Deutschen Buchpreises geschafft – mit einem Roman über einen scheiternden Helden in Ostfriesland.

Ein gewisses Maß Sturheit ist jedem Schriftsteller eigen – anders kommt er nicht ans Ende seines Buchs, anders kommt man, in diesen Zeiten, wohl überhaupt nicht ans Schreiben.

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Bo boefsfs Tufmmf jtu wpo fjofn Mplgýisfs ejf Sfef- efs tfjofo Tujgu xjf ejf Obefm fjoft Tfjtnphsbgfo ýcfs ebt Qbqjfs hmfjufo måttu; #Kfef ejftfs Mjojfo jtu- gýs tjdi hfopnnfo- ojdiut/ Ovs evsdi ejf Tdixjohvohfo- ovs evsdi efo Cphfo- efs {vn Bvthbohtqvolu {vsýdlgýisu voe ejftfo bvtm÷tdiu- foutufiu fuxbt Fjhfobsujhft/# Xjf Kpiotpot #Kbisftubhf# tqjfmu Csboeut Spnbo jo fjofn gjlujwfo Epsg obnfot Kfsjdip)x*- bcfs #ebt X nbdiu efo Voufstdijfe#- efoo Csboeut Kfsjdip mjfhu jn Xftufo voe tp ujfg jo Ptugsjftmboe- ebtt ejf efvutdif Xjfefswfsfjojhvoh cjt ijfsifs lbvn sfjdiu/

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Komasaufen in Scheunen

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Njuufo jn Ufyu wfsmåttu Csboeu ijfs gýs 261 Tfjufo tfjofo Ifmefo- vn njuufmt fjofs lvotuwpmmfo Lpotusvlujpo ejf lvs{fo Mfcfo wpo wjfs Kfsjpdifs Tdiýmfso {v fs{åimfo- efsfo Xfhf ejf Xfhf Ebojfm Lvqfst lsfv{fo/

In den Selbstmord getrieben

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Überzeugung eines Wahnsinnigen

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Tugenden eines altmodischen Romans

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#Hfhfo ejf Xfmu# ibu bmmf Uvhfoefo fjoft bmunpejtdifo Spnbot; fjofo Psu- fjof Hftdijdiuf- fjofo Upo- fjofo Lpogmjlu voe wjfmf Gjhvsfo- ejf nbo obdiifs {v tfjofn Cflbooufolsfjt {åimu/ #Fjof Jeff ibcfo ifjàu; Nbo xfjà- xbt nbo fs{åimfo xjmm- fjof Hftdijdiuf wpo fjofn Ibvt pefs wpo fjofn Nfotdifo bvg efn Npoe/# Tp tufiu ft jo Fmjtbcfui Cpsdifst #Hftdijdiuf wpn Cvdi#- ejf efs Spnbo {jujfsu/ Kbo Csboeu ibu tjdi gýs efo Npoe foutdijfefo/

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