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Daniel Katz

Contributor

Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz was born in Helsinki in 1938. He worked as a Jewish history teacher at the Jewish School in Helsinki, and in Haifa, Israel, as a driller on subway construction. His first commercially successful novel, Kun isoisä Suomeen hiihti [When Grandfather Skied to Finland], a humorous description of Katz's family history and Finland's entry into World War II, has been translated into nine languages, while his novel Saksalainen sikakoira [Schweinehund], offering insight into the causes of the Holocaust and the rebirth of fascism, is available in six languages. He lives in Loviisa, Finland.

Articles by Daniel Katz

The Weight of Words
By Daniel Katz
The finger of fate pushed Miss Götha Traub into Belgian Wallonia at the end of the 1930s, leaving her stranded there when, with lightning speed, the Wehrmacht occupied the country. She had come to…
Translated from Finnish by Lola Rogers
Multilingual
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