Talk:Daniel Kehlmann

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Check it out and possibly add some information to the article.

--Sukino 22:21, 22 July 2006 (UTC)


I haven't found any-thing specifically stating his nationality. Other than that his father is/was Austrian and that the author lived in Vienna as a child, do we have any basis for calling him Austrian? Kdammers 02:18, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

I think the best thing to do is remove the mention of precise nationality and replace it with "German-language" - as the German article does ("deutschsprachiger"). This is a far more objective, and unbiased, way of doing things (nationality is really a very subjective thing, although some very strongly disagree). The relevent information regarding his place of birth, his father's nationality, and his place of residence are all contained within the article: readers are thus free to make their own minds up based on their personal understanding of nationality. Does anyone else have any suggestions? Rje 03:26, 2 January 2007 (UTC)
Sounds okeh to me, though if we get firm documentation that he is in fact legally Austrian or German I would be infavor of re-instating his nationality. Kdammers 03:41, 2 January 2007 (UTC)
That's my feeling too, short of that it's all speculative. Rje 15:30, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

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