Peter Rosei

Was born in 1946 in Vienna, studied law at the University of Vienna. A freelance writer since 1972, he has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and essays. His breakthrough novel (1977) was “Wer war Edgar Allan” (Who was Edgar Allan?). The novel cycle “Wiener Dateien” (The Vienna Files) appeared from 2005 to 2014. Works in English translation include “From Here to There” (1978), “Try Your Luck” (1980), “Ruthless and Other Writings” (2003), and “Metropolis Vienna” (2005). His collected travel essays will be published in 2019 as “Die grosse Strasse” (The Great Road).

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