Hans Platzgumer
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Hans Platzgumer

Hans Platzgumer was born in Innsbruck in 1969 and lives in Bregenz. After graduating from the Vienna Music Academy he went on to study film music in Los Angeles. He has released electronic music with various partners and writes novels, radio plays, opera, theatre music and essays. His most previous novel AM RAND was a big success and longlisted for the German Book Prize 2016. Read more on: www.platzgumer.net

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Three Seconds Now

Three Seconds Now

Can you lead a life without knowing who you really are, where you come from?

In his new novel Hans Platzgumer sends his protagonist Francois on an adventurous journey: Starting life as ...

On the Edge

On the Edge

Who knows what secrets people carry with them? Who among us has loved, lost, lied, killed and spared?

Early one morning a man sets out to climb a mountain peak—but darkness will fall ...

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Hans Platzgumer: "Drei Sekunden Jetzt"

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"Es ist Platzgumers stärkste erzählerische Kraft, dass er seine Figuren sehr gut kennt und erspürt. Wenn wir diesen Roman lesen, fühlen wir uns in einem wirklich möglichen Leben angekommen." Sandra Hoffmann, Deutschlandfunk, 12.09.16



Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag erschienen:
2016 Am Rand. Roman
2018 Drei Sekunden Jetzt. Roman

Weitere Werke (Auswahl):
2012 Trans-Maghreb. Novelle
2014 Korridorwelt. Roman