Bernhard Jaumann

Der lange Schatten - Kommentarde

Mit seinem dritten Namibia-Roman rund um die Protagonistin Clemencia Garises, leistet Jaumann einen bemerkenswerten Beitrag zur deutsch-namibischen Gegenwartsgeschichte.More ...

Der lange Schattende

September 2011: In einer Regennacht wird in Freiburg (Breisgau) das Grab eines gewissen Eugen Fischers verwüstet. More ...

The Hour of the Jackal

All of Windhoek is groaning under the heat of January and longs for the first grey mountains of clouds to shift over the land from the northeast.More ...

Bernhard Jaumann: Die Stunde des Schakals
(The Hour of the Jackal)

In his excellent novel “The Hour of the Jackal”, which received the German 2011 Crime Fiction Prize, Bernhard Jaumann takes up the dark and conflicting facts and motives of the still unresolved murder of the Namibian liberation movement lawyer Anton Lubowski in September 1989.More ...

Meal for Vultures

The translator Walter Rogner would never have departed from what was known and familiar to him, until the day that his identity was fundamentally questioned.More ...

Bernhard Jaumann: Geiers Mahlzeit
(Meal for Vultures)

For his whole life Walter Rogner’s many prejudices have kept him from visiting countries, where people "already get robbed at the airport." He only accepted the invitation to Toronto because Canada is a "malaria-free" area.More ...

Stoneland

Inspector Clemencia Garises, who already featured in Jaumann’s first Namibia-novel Die Stunde des Schakals (“The Hour of the Jackal”) is called to the farm Steinland 150km outside of Windhoek one night, where Elsa Rodenstein is watching over her dead husband.More ...

Bernhard Jaumann: Steinland (Stoneland)

In the suspense-packed crime novel Steinland (“Stoneland”) Bernhard Jaumann takes a critical look at Namibia; its historical heritage of German colonialism, South African occupation, Apartheid and the struggle for freedom until 1990 still shows its effects in the conflicting interests between the long-established farm owners, mostly of German heritage, and the new black elite after 2011 – the time in which the novel takes place.More ...