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Mourning the death of Günter de Bruyn

9 October, 2020:

On October 4, 2020, author Günter de Bruyn passed away at the age of 93. He was a master storyteller in the tradition of realism. Since many of his novels were set in Brandenburg and Berlin and he was the editor of the “Märkischer Dichtergarten”, which garnered him the honorific title of “the (Theodor) Fontane of the 20th century”. In 1999, his work “Altersbetrachtungen über den alten Fontane” was published. He also authored essays on literary and political topics, as well as biographies...Read more