You Should Have Left

Author(s): Daniel Kehlmann

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From the internationally best-selling author of Measuring the World and F, an eerie and supernatural tale of a writer's emotional collapse A screenwriter, his wife, and their four-year old daughter rent a house in the mountains of Germany, but something isn't right. As he toils on a sequel to his most successful movie, the screenwriter notices that rooms aren't where he remembers them--and finds in his notebook words that are not his own.


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Kehlmann is one of the brightest, most pleasure-giving writers at work today, and he manages all this while exploring matters of deep philosophical and intellectual import. Jonathan Franzen Daniel Kehlmann is one of the great novelists for making giant themes seem light Adam Thirlwell

Daniel Kehlmann was born in Munich in 1975 and lives in Vienna, Berlin and New York. He has published six novels: Measuring the World, Me & Kaminski Fame, F and You Should Have Left and has won numerous prizes, including the Candide Prize, the Literature Prize of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Doderer Prize, The Kleist Prize, the WELT Literature Prize, and the Thomas Mann Prize. Measuring the World was translated into more than forty languages and is one of the biggest successes in post-war German literature.

General Fields

  • : 9781786484048
  • : Quercus
  • : riverrun
  • : June 2017
  • : 164mm X 110mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Daniel Kehlmann
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : near fine
  • : 128