A startling philosophical thriller from an immensely gifted young star of European fiction
Juli Zeh was born in 1974 and lives in Brandenburg. She studied European and International Law and at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig and has worked at the UN in New York and in Krakow. Juli Zeh has won - among others - the Caroline Schlegel Award, German Book Award, Bremen Literature Award, Rauris Literature Award, H lderlin Award for Emerging Talent, Ernst Toller Award, Carl Amery Award, as well as the international Per Olov Enquist Award and the French Prix Cevennes for Best European Novel. Eagles and Angels, which was translated into 30 languages, was longlisted for the international IMPAC Award.
"A compelling novel, thrilling yet profound...This book makes for a wonderful read, gripping until the last page. A masterpiece!" * Financial Times Deutschland * "A thrilling read as well as a terrific mental workout" -- Laura Wilson * Guardian * "An intelligent an beautifully crafted existential thriller ... Zeh's lyricism and intellect lend the book a depth often lacking in mainstream thrillers" * Big Issue * "A clever and truly entertaining read" * The Independent * "Zeh constructs an impressive matrix of information for each of her key players and provides descriptions that are vivid and original ... Her often unexpected imagery is precise and pithy ... this philosophical thriller is well paced; one turns the pages impatient for the denouement" * Times Literary Supplement *