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Friedrich Glauser

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Friedrich Glauser

Friedrich Glauser is a legendary fígure in European noir. A morphine and opium addict most of his life, he began writing one of his novels, Thumbprint (Bitter Lemon) while an inmate at the Swiss insane asylum, Waldau. Glauser is often compared to Simenon and had a strong influence on Friedrich Durenmatt. Germany's most prestigious and best-known crime writing award is the Glauser prize.

Articles by Friedrich Glauser

from Fever
By Friedrich Glauser
“Read that,” said Studer, thrusting a telegram under his friend Madelin’s nose. It was dark outside the Palais de Justice, the Seine gurgled as it lapped against the quai and the nearest…
Translated from German by Mike Mitchell