Paulus Hochgatterer is a writer and child psychiatrist in Vienna. He has won sundry literary prizes and commendations, most recently the Elias Canetti Stipend of the city of Vienna. The Sweetness of Life is his first work to be translated. Jamie Bulloch has worked as a languages teacher and history lecturer, and is now a translator and freelance writer.
'A truly stimulating find' Jonathan Gibbs, Independent. *
'A scrupulous, serious novel ... Impressive' Jessica Mann, Literary Review. * Literary Review *
'An extraordinary book, a disquieting psychological shocker set in a claustrophobic town ... elegantly, subtly told' Susanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph. * Sunday Telegraph *
'Beautifully written, in cool clear prose' Hamish Whyte, Scotland on Sunday. * Scotland on Sunday *