In Times of Fading Light (Main)
By: Eugen Ruge (author)Paperback
"Already hailed as a Cold War classic". (Boyd Tonkin, Independent Books of the Year). "Utterly absorbing, funny and humane. A romp through a twisted century in the heart of Europe". (Anna Funder, author of Stasiland). It is an international bestseller and Winner of the German Book Prize. It is a sweeping story of one family over four generations in East Germany: the intertwining of love, life and politics under the GDR regime.
Eugen Ruge was born in the Urals and studied mathematics in Berlin. Before leaving the GDR for the West in 1988 he was a writer, contributing to documentaries made at the state-owned DEFA Studios. Since 1989 he has been writing and translating for theatres and broadcasters, and periodically teaches at the Berlin University of the Arts. In Times of Fading Lightis his first novel.
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