08/23/2022 | Luchterhand Literaturverlag

Marie Gamillscheg longlisted for German Book Prize 2022

Marie Gamillscheg Deutscher Buchpreis

Marie Gamillscheg’s novel An Uprising of Sea Creatures is among the 20 nominees on the longlist of the German Book Prize 2022.

The German Book Prize jury will select six novels from the nominated titles for the shortlist, which will be published on September 20, 2022. The award ceremony will take place on October 17, 2022, at the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair.

We congratulate our author and keep our fingers crossed for the shortlist!


About the book:

Luise has gained a reputation as an excellent marine biologist. Her specialty is the sea walnut, a ghostly illuminated jellyfish living in the dark waters of the oceans. When Luise is asked to go to Graz for a project with a famous zoo, she says yes right away. But Graz is the town she grew up in and the town where her estranged father, who is ill, still lives – and where the silence between them began, long ago…

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