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Andreas Eschbach

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Occupation  Novelist
Name  Andreas Eschbach

Role  Writer
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Born  15 September 1959 (age 56) Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany (1959-09-15)
Genre  Science fiction, thriller
Notable works  Jesus Video, Eine Billion Dollar, Herr aller Dinge
Awards  Kurd Lasswitz Prize for Best Novel
Nominations  Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Books  Jesus Video, The Carpet Makers, Eine Billion Dollar, Lord of All Things, Hide Out: Thriller
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Education  University of Stuttgart

Andreas Eschbach (born 15 September 1959, in Ulm) is a German writer, primarily of science fiction. His stories that are not clearly in the SF genre usually feature elements of the fantastic.

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Biography

Eschbach studied aerospace engineering at the University of Stuttgart and later worked as a software engineer. He has been writing since he was 12 years old. His first professional publication was the short story Dolls, published in 1991 in German computing magazine C't. His first novel was published in 1995. Seven of his novels have won the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis, one of the most prestigious awards in the German SF scene. Four of his novels have won the Deutscher Science Fiction Preis.

His novels have also been translated into a number of languages, including English, French, Italian, Russian, Polish, Turkish and Japanese.

In 2002, his novel Jesus Video was adapted for German television. In 2003, his novel Eine Billion Dollar was adapted for German radio. His only novels translated into English was Die Haarteppichknüpfer, published in 2005 as The Carpet Makers, and Herr aller Dinge, published in 2014 as Lord of All Things.

Novels

  • Die Haarteppichknüpfer (1995), ISBN 3-7951-1371-7, translated as "The Carpet Makers" (2005), ISBN 0-7653-0593-3
  • Solarstation (1996), ISBN 3-7951-1406-3
  • Jesus Video (1998), ISBN 3-7951-1797-6
  • Kelwitts Stern (1999), ISBN 3-7951-1624-4
  • Quest (2001), ISBN 3-453-18773-3
  • Eine Billion Dollar (2001), ISBN 3-7857-2049-1 ("One Trillion Dollars")
  • Exponentialdrift (2003), ISBN 3-404-14912-2 (first serialized 2002 in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)
  • Der Letzte seiner Art (2005), ISBN 3-404-15305-7
  • Der Nobelpreis (2005), ISBN 3-7857-2219-2
  • Ausgebrannt (2007), ISBN 978-3-7857-2274-9
  • Ein König für Deutschland (2009), ISBN 978-3-7857-2374-6
  • Herr aller Dinge (2011), ISBN 978-3-7857-2429-3 (Audiobook, 2011, ISBN 978-3-7857-4515-1), translated as Lord of All Things (2014), ISBN 978-1-47784981-1, also available as audiobook in English language
  • Todesengel (2013), ISBN 978-3-7857-2481-1
  • Young Adult novels

  • Perfect Copy: Die zweite Schöpfung (2002), ISBN 3-401-05425-2
  • Das Marsprojekt (2004), ISBN 3-404-24332-3
    1. Das ferne Leuchten (2005), ISBN 3-401-05749-9 (new edition of Das Marsprojekt)
    2. Die blauen Türme (2005), ISBN 3-401-05770-7
    3. Die gläsernen Höhlen (2006), ISBN 3-401-05867-3
    4. Die steinernen Schatten (2007), ISBN 978-3-401-06060-6
    5. Die schlafenden Hüter (2008), ISBN 978-3-401-06061-3
    6. Gibt es Leben auf dem Mars oder Das Marsprojekt – der flüsternde Sturm (2009), ISBN 978-3-401-06366-9 (a short story-length prequel to the Marsprojekt-series)
  • Die seltene Gabe (2004), ISBN 3-401-05461-9
  • Out-Series
    1. Black*Out (2010), ISBN 978-3-401-06062-0
    2. Hide*Out (2011), ISBN 978-3-401-06587-8
    3. Time*Out (2012), ISBN 978-3-401-06630-1

    Anthologies

  • Eine Trillion Euro (short story anthology of European SF writers edited by Eschbach; contains stories by Pierre Bordage, Jean-Claude Dunyach, Valerio Evangelisti, Wolfgang Jeschke, Michael Marrak and others), a winner of the 2004 Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire.
  • Short story collection

  • Eine unberührte Welt, 2008. ISBN 978-3-404-15859-1
  • Other

  • Perry Rhodan series
  • #1935 Der Gesang der Stille (1998)
  • #2295 Die Rückkehr (2005)
  • #2503 Die Falle von Dhogar (2009)
  • Stellaris #25 Ein unbedeutender Mann (published in Perry Rhodan #2614, 2011)
  • #2700 Der Techno-Mond (2013)
  • #2812 Willkommen im Tamanium! (2015)
  • #2813 An Rhodans Grab (2015)
  • Das Buch von der Zukunft: Ein Reiseführer (2004), ISBN 3-87134-476-1, non-fiction
  • References

    Andreas Eschbach Wikipedia


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