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Charles Lewinsky – Beruf: neugierig

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Das Familienepos „Melnitz“ wurde sein Opus Magnum: Der Schritfsteller Charles Lewinsky.

Das Familienepos „Melnitz“ wurde sein Opus Magnum: Der Schritfsteller Charles Lewinsky.

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Erst schrieb Charles Lewinsky Unterhaltung, dann wurde er einer der großen Erzähler unserer Zeit. Zum 75. erscheint ein Anekdotenband

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Selbst das Scheitern wird bei ihm zur großen Kunst

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Das Erzählen ist immer Teil der Erzählung

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Von Beruf: neugierig

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