Andreas Eschbach

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Andreas Eschbach
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Eschbach in 2014
Born (1959-09-15) 15 September 1959 (age 55)
Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Occupation Novelist
Genre Science fiction, thriller
Notable works Jesus Video, Eine Billion Dollar, Herr aller Dinge
Website
andreaseschbach.de

Andreas Eschbach (born 15 September 1959, in Ulm) is a German writer, primarily of science fiction. His stories that are not clearly in the SF genre usually feature elements of the fantastic.

Biography[edit]

Eschbach studied aerospace engineering at the University of Stuttgart and later worked as a software engineer. He has been writing since he was 12 years old. His first professional publication was the short story Dolls, published in 1991 in German computing magazine C't. His first novel was published in 1995. Seven of his novels have won the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis, one of the most prestigious awards in the German SF scene. Four of his novels have won the Deutscher Science Fiction Preis.

His novels have also been translated into a number of languages, including English, French, Italian, Russian, Polish, Turkish and Japanese.

In 2002, his novel Jesus Video was adapted for German television. In 2003, his novel Eine Billion Dollar was adapted for German radio. His only novels translated into English was Die Haarteppichknüpfer, published in 2005 as The Carpet Makers, and Herr aller Dinge, published in 2014 as Lord of All Things.

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

Young Adult novels[edit]

  1. Das ferne Leuchten (2005), ISBN 3-401-05749-9 (new edition of Das Marsprojekt)
  2. Die blauen Türme (2005), ISBN 3-401-05770-7
  3. Die gläsernen Höhlen (2006), ISBN 3-401-05867-3
  4. Die steinernen Schatten (2007), ISBN 978-3-401-06060-6
  5. Die schlafenden Hüter (2008), ISBN 978-3-401-06061-3
  6. Gibt es Leben auf dem Mars oder Das Marsprojekt – der flüsternde Sturm (2009), ISBN 978-3-401-06366-9 (a prequel to the Marsprojekt-series)
  1. Black*Out (2010), ISBN 978-3-401-06062-0
  2. Hide*Out (2011), ISBN 978-3-401-06587-8
  3. Time*Out (2012), ISBN 978-3-401-06630-1

Anthologies[edit]

Short story collection[edit]

Other[edit]

  • "Der Gesang der Stille" (1998), (novella #1935 in the Perry Rhodan series)
  • "Die Rückkehr" (2005), (#2295, his second Perry Rhodan novella as a "guest writer")
  • "Die Falle von Dhogar" (2009), (#2503, his third Perry Rhodan novella as a "guest writer")
  • Das Buch von der Zukunft: Ein Reiseführer (2004), ISBN 3-87134-476-1, non-fiction

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