In a powerful response to a growing crisis, Jenny Erpenbeck’s novel explores questions about race, immigration, refugees and European identity. Translated by Susan Bernofsky.
Jenny Erpenbeck was born in Berlin, Germany, in March 1967.
She is the author of The Old Child & The Book of Words (2008), Visitation (2010) and The End of Days (2014) - winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize - all published by Portobello. Her fiction is published in 14 languages.