Alex Capus

Alex Capus was born in France in 1961. He studied history and philosophy in Basle and now lives in Olten, Switzerland, where he works as a freelance writer.

'Light as a feather charming' (FAZ)

Previous works include:
Munzinger Pascha, 1997; Eigermönchundjungfrau,1998; Mein Studium ferner Welten: A novel in 14 stories, 2001.

Translation rights available from
Residenz Verlag
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A-5020 Salzburg
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Contact: Ingrid Fuehrer, Foreign Rights

Applications for assistance with translation costs - Switzerland

Rights already sold: - Paperback (German): DTV; Book Club (German): Bertelsmann Club, Büchergilde Gutenberg.

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