Alternately compared to Joyce, Proust, and Döblin, German writer
Peter Kurzeck is nonetheless underestimated. Dedicated to Kurzeck's childhood
, this autobiographical publication restores the seductive magic of Frankfurt in the late 1950s, through a reflection on the poetic
force of memory. The original narrative was released in 2007 as a German audio-book.
Peter Kurzeck (1943-2013) was a German writer. He lived between Frankfurt and Uzès, in the South of France. He has won numerous literary prizes (Alfred-Döblin in 1991, Hans-Erich-Nossack in 2000, and Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg in 2008). His main project, an autobiographical
chronicle in twelve volumes, had a great impact on German literature