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Christian Kracht: Die Ironie hinter allen Geschichten

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Christian Kracht wurde 1966 in der Schweiz geboren.

Christian Kracht wurde 1966 in der Schweiz geboren.

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Christian Kracht erzählt in seinem neuen Roman „Eurotrash“ von einem Schriftsteller namens Christian Kracht – und dessen Familie.

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Erzähler heißt wie Schriftsteller: Christian Kracht

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Nazi-Großvater in Kampen auf Sylt

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Ein Buch mit sensationellem Anfang

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Vom Vater wird vergleichsweise milde erzählt

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„Eurotrash“ ist allerbester Zitatpop

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Kracht ist in autobiografischer Phase angekommen

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Kracht spielt mit der eigenen Person

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Auch „Eurotrash“ trieft nur so vor Ironie

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=tuspoh?Mftfo Tjf bvdi;=0tuspoh?

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„Eurotrash“: Spiel mit der Wirklichkeit

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