Frank Schätzing

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Frank Schätzing
IFA 2012 Frank Schaetzing 02 cropped.jpg
Born (1957-05-28) May 28, 1957 (age 61)
Cologne, West Germany
OccupationNovelist
GenreScience Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Website
www.frank-schaetzing.com

Frank Schätzing (About this soundlisten ; born May 28, 1957), is a German writer, mostly known for his best-selling science fiction novel The Swarm (2004).

Life[edit]

Schätzing was born in Cologne and studied communication studies; he later ran his own company, an advertising agency named INTEVI, in Cologne. Schätzing became a writer in 1990, and penned several novellas and satires. His first published novel was the historical Tod und Teufel (Death and Devil) in 1995, and in 2000 his thriller Lautlos.

Schätzing achieved his greatest success in 2004 with the science fiction thriller The Swarm.

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Death and Devil (original title: Tod und Teufel, 1995, ISBN 3-442-45531-6)
  • Mordshunger, 1996, ISBN 3-924491-71-2, (German screen adaptation: Mordshunger)
  • Die dunkle Seite (1997), ISBN 3-924491-85-2
  • Keine Angst (1999), ISBN 3-924491-88-7
  • Lautlos (2000), ISBN 3-89705-211-3
  • The Swarm (original title: Der Schwarm, 2004, ISBN 3-462-03374-3)
  • Nachrichten aus einem unbekannten Universum (2006), ISBN 3-462-03690-4
  • Die tollkühnen Abenteuer der Ducks auf hoher See (ed.) (2006), ISBN 3-936384-24-X
  • [Limit] (2009), ISBN 978-3-462-03704-3
  • Breaking News (2014) ISBN 978-3-462-04527-7
  • Die Tyrannei des Schmetterlings (2018) ISBN 3462050842

Audiobooks[edit]

  • Tod und Teufel (1999/2003)
  • Keine Angst (2001)
  • Der Schwarm (2004)
  • Nachrichten aus einem unbekannten Universum (2006)

Prizes[edit]

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