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Europe in Ruins

Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Translated by Martin Chalmers

‘A few days before I left Luanda, I was taken by American friends to dine in a black-market restaurant.’

Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Hans Magnus Enzensberger is one of Germany's greatest living writers. The Number Devil is essential reading for anyone - of any age - who has ever been mystified by mathematics. He lives in Munich.

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Translated by Martin Chalmers

Martin Chalmers was a translator of 20th century and contemporary German writing. Over his career he translated many eminent authors, including Herta Müller, Hubert Fichte, and Robert Walser. He died in 2014.

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