Pierre Jarawan was born in 1985 in Amman (Jordan) after his parents left Lebanon because of the Civil War. He is a writer and one of Germanys most successful poetry slammers. He migrated to Germany with his family at the age of three. His debut novel Am Ende bleiben die Zedern (The Storyteller) was a national bestseller for nine weeks. The book was awarded several prices.
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Please read an excerpt from The Storyteller in a translation by TKTK here.