Lebert, Benjamin

  born 9 January 1982 in Freiburg
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1994   starts writing as a twelve year old
1999   publication of his debut novel "Crazy"; translated into 33 languages
2000  premiere of the film "Crazy" by Hans-Christian Schmid; numerous reading tours
2005 - 2006 publications of "Der Vogel ist ein Rabe" and "Kannst Du"
lives in Hamburg

Last update June 2011
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