Timur Vermes

Photograph of Timur Vermes © missBehaviour de Farbig

Photograph of Timur Vermes © missBehaviour de Farbig

The son of a German mother and a Hungarian father who fled the country in 1956, Timur Vermes was born in Nuremberg in 1967. He studied history and politics and went on to become a journalist. He has written for the Abendzeitung and the Cologne Express and worked for various magazines. He has ghostwritten several books since 2007. Look Who's Back was his first novel.

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