Martin Walser

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Martin Walser
Walser at a book presentation in Aachen, Germany, in 2008
Born March 24, 1927 (1927-03-24) (age 90)
Wasserburg am Bodensee
Occupation Novelist
Nationality German
Period 1955–present
Notable work(s) Runaway Horse
Notable award(s) Peace Prize of the German Book Trade
1998

Martin Walser (born 24 March 1927) is a German writer. He became famous for talking about the troubles for anti-heroes he had in his novels and stories. In 1998 he was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in Frankfurt.[1] Walser was born in Wasserburg am Bodensee, on Lake Constance.

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