Eginald Schlattner

Eginald Schlattner, born in Arad, Transylvania, in 1933, studied Protestant theology, and after being expelled mathematics and hydrology. In 1957 he was arrested and charged with ‘connivance regarding high treason'. When he was released, he worked in odd jobs and later as an engineer. In 1973 he took up his theological studies again and is now a prison chaplain. He still lives in Transylvania, near Sibiu.


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The Piano in the Mist

The Piano in the Mist

Love in a time of expulsion and exile marks Eginald Schlattner’s tableau of a family from Transylvania.

In the wave of expropriations that followed the second world war, Clemens’s ...

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Red Gloves

Red Gloves

Eginald Schlattner's debut novel, Der geköpfte Hahn, was a huge success with critics and readers. Employing the same narrative vivacity and a stylistic spectrum that encompasses laconic brevity, ...

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The Headless Rooster

The Headless Rooster

August 23, 1944. Celebrations are under way in the small town of Fogarasch in the heart of Transylvania. Friends and classmates of the sixteen-year-old narrator meet in his parent’s home for a ...

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Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag sind erschienen
1998 Der geköpfte Hahn. Roman
2001 Rote Handschuhe. Roman
2005 Das Klavier im Nebel. Roman