The Divine Wind. Mit Materialien

The Divine Wind. Mit Materialien

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Gary Disher is "one of Australia's best and most innovative story writers" (ABR). Born in South Australia in 1949 Garry Disher grew up on his parents' wheat and wool farm. After doing first-year English at Adelaide University Garry switched to Australian history and philosophy. In 1971, he graduated with a BA from Adelaide University. During 1972 and 1973 he made a two-year working holiday travelling extensively, living and working in the UK, Europe, Israel and Africa before he settled in Melbourne to complete an MA in Australian History at Monash and went on to further study at La Trobe University.
In 1978 Disher was awarded a creative writing fellowship to Stanford University, California. It was here that he wrote his first collection of short stories. Meanwhile he has published over thirty highly-praised books for both adults and children.
In the course of time Garry Disher has gained acclaim in various literary genres including numerous anthology stories, crime novels, children's books, short stories, historical works, creative writing guides and literary novels. His work has received numerous awards and honours.
Meanwhile some of Disher's novels have been translated into German, and in 2002 he won the German " Krimipreis" for his crime novel "Der Drachenmann" (The Dragon Man", 1999).
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 9mm | 161g
  • English
  • Nachdr.
  • 3425040197
  • 9783425040196
  • 593,365

About Garry Disher

Garry Disher wurde 1949 im Süden Australiens geboren und wuchs auf einer Farm auf. 1978 erhielt er ein Stipendium für "Creative Writing" an der kalifornischen Stanford University. Nach weiteren Stationen in England, Italien und Afrika widmete er sich mehr und mehr dem Schreiben. Garry Disher lebt mit seiner Familie auf der Mornington-Halbinsel im Süden Australiens
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