was born in Bulgaria in 1965. After fleeing his homeland via Yugoslavia and Italy, he was granted political asylum in Germany. He spent ten years in Kenya and five years in Bombay, before moving to Kapstadt in 2003. As a writer he sees himself as a traveller between worlds, journeying on a quest that leads him through different cultures and religions.
‘It is amazing with what energy, openness, intelligence and empathy Trojanow succeeds in approaching different ways of life’ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on An den inneren Ufern Indiens
Previous works include:
Die Welt ist groß und Rettung lauert überall (Hanser, 1996, sold to Bulgaria, Russia & Spain); Autopol (dtv premium, 1997); Hundezeiten (Hanser, 1999); An den inneren Ufern Indiens (Hanser, 2003)
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