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Name: Andreas Eschbach  
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Date of Birth: 15th September 1959
Place of Birth: Ulm, Baden Württemberg, Germany
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Andreas Eschbach (born September 15, 1959 in Ulm) is a German writer who mostly writes science fiction. Even if his some of his stories do not exactly fall into the SF genre, they usually feature elements of the fantastic.

Eschbach studied aerospace engineering at the University of Stuttgart and later worked as a software engineer.

He has been writing since he was 11 years old. His first professional publication was the short story Dolls, published in 1991 in German computing magazine C't.

His first novel was published in 1995. Five of his novels have won the Kurd-Laßwitz-Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the German SF scene.

His novels have also been translated into a number of languages, including English, French, Italian, Russian, Turkish and Japanese.

In 2002, his novel Jesus Video was adapted for German television.

In 2003, his novel Eine Billion Dollar was adapted for German radio.



  • Die Haarteppichknüpfer (1995)
  • Solarstation (1996)
  • Jesus Video (1998)
  • Kelwitts Stern (1999)
  • Quest (2001)
  • Eine Billion Dollar (2001) (One Trillion Dollar)
  • Der Letzte seiner Art (2003)
  • Der Nobelpreis (2005)

Young Adult Novels

  • Das Marsprojekt (2001)
  • Perfect Copy (2001)
  • Die seltene Gabe (2004)

Short Stories

  • Dolls
  • Der Mann aus der Zukunft
  • Die Wunder des Universums
  • Humanic Park
  • Halloween
  • Eine unberührte Welt
  • Unerlaubte Werbung
  • Der Drache im Hindukusch


  • Der Gesang der Stille (novella in the Perry Rhodan series)
  • "Die Rückkehr" (his second Perry Rhodan novella as a "guest writer")
  • Exponentialdrift (novel serialized in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)
  • Eine Trillion Euro (short story anthology of European SF writers edited by Eschbach)
  • Das Buch von der Zukunft (non-fiction)

External Link

  • Author's official site

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