Foto: © Lillian BirnbaumGerhard Roth, born 1942 in Graz, lives in Vienna and the Südsteiermark as a freelance writer. He has published numerous novels, stories, essays, and plays, among them the seven-volume cycle Die Archive des Schweigens, completed 1991. This was followed by the Orkus-cycle: the novels Der See, Der Plan, Der Strom, and Das Labyrinth, Die Stadt (a volume of literary essays about Vienna), as well as the two volumes of reminiscences Das Alphabet der Zeit and Orkus: Reise zu den Toten. His work has earned him numerous prizes, most recently the 2012 Jakob Wasserman Prize.
6 D, 7 H
In this play, Gerhard Roth depicts a group of the petty bourgeoisie who have met ... more» merken
Erinnerungen an die Menschheit
6 D, 8 H
Gerhard Roth remembers what he knows of “history”. In doing so, though, he ... more» merken
2 D, 7 H
“Is it madness to trap lightning? To imagine eternity?” In Gerhard Roth’s ... more» merken