Friedrich Ani
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Friedrich Ani

Friedrich Ani was born in 1959 and lives in Munich. Four of his novels featuring Detective Tabor Süden won the German Crime Novel of the Year award. His first novel featuring Polonius Fischer (" Idylle der Hyänen", Zsolnay, 2006) received the prestigious Tukan Prize of the City of Munich for Best Novel of the Year and prompted critic Tobias Gohlis of "Die Zeit" to hail Ani as "one of the best crime writers of today".

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Death Has No Expiry Date

Death Has No Expiry Date

The last sighting of 8-year-old Scarlett Peters was on 8th April 2002. Three years later, Jonathan Krumbholz, a 24-year-old mentally retarded man, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the ...

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My Totally True and Absolutely Not Embarrassing Memoirs at Eleven-and-a-Half

My Totally True and Absolutely Not Embarrassing Memoirs at Eleven-and-a-Half

Simon Kesselbeck is no film star and unlikely to enter the halls of fame any time soon. But he has a lot to tell, because of Annabel who has turned his life upside down. Simon is in love, and ...

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Behind Clouded Windows

Behind Clouded Windows

Polonius Fischer, detective superintendent with the Munich murder squad, confronts his second case. Through him, Friedrich Ani raises the questions that lie behind every crime: about good and ...

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Gregory

Gregory

Gregory loves to dream. Of far-away lands, in colour. One minute he's dreaming of how to become a real crooner, and then he dives into his next dream, surfacing in beautiful Bavaria. Gregory is ...

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The Hyenas' Refuge

The Hyenas' Refuge

As a monk, Polonius Fischer found no answers to his questions. Now Polonius is a detective superintendent and he still asks himself: What is the source of good and evil in every human being?
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The invisible Heart

The invisible Heart

They meet in an Internet chatroom and at first can't believe it. None of them has a "real" father, all of them were conceived artificially: Merit, 17, whose mother is a Lesbian, Frederick, 15, ...

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Jealous Guys

Jealous Guys

He is standing in front of the window, in the rain. Behind the curtains he sees two shadows embracing. He should have known better! A woman like her! He dials her number. When she says her name, ...

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Friedrich Ani

Presse

"Das Licht der Stadt, das Rauschen der Isar, die nahen Berge, das gute Bier – in dieser Atmosphäre blüht Anis Phantasie. Und dann kommen so wunderbare Geschichten heraus wie die von Gregor dem Pinguin." Martina Scherf, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 24.08.06

"Ani ist der Philosoph unter den deutschen Krimi-Autoren." Volker Hage u.a., Der Spiegel, 20.08.07

"Ani jedenfalls reißt uns mit seinem unverwechselbaren Sound hinein ins Glühende, seine sperrigen Wortneuschöpfungen lockern die Synapsen, und schon lange vor dem Schluss will man mehr philosophische Kriminalromane nach Anis Art. Polonius und die 'zwölf Apostel' des Münchner Kommissariats 111 sind noch lange nicht am Ende." Tobias Gohlis, Die Zeit, 14.09.06

Awards

2010 Deutscher Krimipreis

2006 Tukanpreis der Stadt München

2003 Deutscher Krimipreis

2002 Deutscher Krimipreis

2001 Radio-Bremen-Krimi-Preis

1997 Staatlicher Förderungspreis für Literatur des Bayerischen Kultusministeriums

1994 Literaturförderpreis der Stadt München

1993 Literaturstipendium

Bibliographie

Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag sind erschienen
2006 Idylle der Hyänen. Roman
2007 Hinter blinden Fenstern. Roman
2009 Mitschnitt. Gedichte
2009 Totsein verjährt nicht. Roman

Im Sanssouci Verlag ist erschienen
2006 Gregor. Mit Illustrationen von Quint Buchholz

Im Hanser Kinderbuch sind erschienen
2000 Durch die Nacht, unbeirrt. Jugendroman
2002 Wie Licht schmeckt. Jugendroman
2003 Männer kennen keinen Schmerz. Jugendroman. Herausgegeben von Saskia Heintz
2005 Das unsichtbare Herz. Jugendroman
2008 Meine total wahren und überhaupt nicht peinlichen Memoiren mit genau elfeinhalb. Kinderbuch

Weitere Veröffentlichungen (Auswahl)
1998 Brennender Schnee
1998-2005 Krimi-Reihe mit Kommissar Tabor Süden
2000 German Angst. Roman