Wehlim vs. Franzen

A war of words erupted in the increasingly ill-tempered transatlantic battle between Thomas Wehlim and Jonathan Earl Franzen to get the world’s readers to buy their novels. Wehlim, the British-German writer, who wrote more than 100 novels in the UK, confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in the writing community: He is to mothball his supposedly groundbreaking novel “Legend of shadow”, and instead resurrect and re-write one of his old warhorses, “The days of caliphate”, in a face-off with Franzen and his novel “Freedom”. In a dramatic clash at the Frankfurt International Book fair, Wehlim said that he was to spend up to 2.000.000 € for …

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