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    • Publication date:12 Jan 2017
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Kingdom of Twilight

By Steven Uhly

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A ground-breaking, thrilling historical saga that follows the quest for identity and home in a traumatised post-war world
Biographical Notes

Steven Uhly was born in 1964 in Cologne and is of German-Bengali descent, and partially rooted in Spanish culture. He has studied literature, served as the head of an institute in Brazil, and translated poetry and prose from Spanish, Portuguese, and English. He lives in Munich with his family. His book Adams Fuge was granted the "Tukan Preis" of the city of Munich in 2011. His novel Glückskind (2012) was filmed as a primetime production by director Michael Verhoeven for ARTE and the 1st German Channel ARD.

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  • ISBN: 9780857054968
  • Publication date: 12 Jan 2017
  • Page count: 592
  • Imprint: MacLehose Press
A novel about the aftermath of the war, the tribulations of uneasy peace and the violent birth of Israel . . . KINGDOM OF TWILIGHT is powerful and original — Antonia Senior, The Times
Uhly skilfully unrolls an epic canvas yet rarely loses sight of the individual details that bring his characters to life — Nick Rennison, Sunday Times
A gripping, thoroughly researched novel . . . Steven Uhly's Kingdom of Twilight should be at the centre of literary debate — Süddeutsche Zeitung
One of the most important and powerful novels of recent German literature — Deutschlandradio Kultur
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