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Dirk Kurbjuweit

Dirk Kurbjuweit is deputy editor-in-chief at German current affairs magazine Der Spiegel, where he has worked since 1999, and divides his time between Berlin and Hamburg. He has received numerous awards for his writing, including the Egon Erwin Kisch Prize for journalism, and is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, many of which, including FEAR, have been adapted for film, television and radio in Germany. FEAR is the first of his works to be translated into English.
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Dirk Kurbjuweit
Dirk Kurbjuweit

LISTEN TO THE THRILLER EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT:'Beautifully written, frightening and absorbing' THE TIMES'You'll never see your neighbours in the same light again' OBSERVER'As intellectually stimulating as it is gripping' DAILY TELEGRAPH'[An] uncomfortably close-to-home thriller' - SUNDAY TIMES'Something we've not see before in contemporary crime fiction' GUARDIAN'A must have new read' DAILY EXPRESS'If you liked WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, try FEAR' - BBC NEWSYou'd die for your family. But would you kill for them?Family is everything. So what if yours was being terrorised by a neighbour - a man who doesn't listen to reason, whose actions become more erratic and sinister with each passing day? And those you thought would help - the police, your lawyer - can't help you.You become afraid to leave your family at home alone. But there's nothing more you can do to protect them.Is there?************What critics are saying about FEAR:'I'm intrigued by Dirk Kurbjuweit's novel FEAR, about a stalker living downstairs' - LIONEL SHRIVER, THE OBSERVER'Remarkable' - THE OBSERVER'Addictive... There's a twist at the end that is worth waiting for' - INDEPENDENT'A terrifying study of a family threatened by the tenant living downstairs' - WOMAN&HOME'Brilliantly done to play on every parents' deepest fears' - FIONA BARTON, bestselling author of THE WIDOWWhat readers are saying about FEAR:'Thought-provoking, intelligent and genuinely chilling. It's quite possible that we are all just a few provocations away from cold-blooded murder' - ELIZABETH HAYNES, author of INTO THE DARKEST CORNER'A terrific, original thriller - I loved it' JOANNE HARRIS'FEAR makes us sympathetic to violent revenge, accessories to murder' - HERMAN KOCH, author of THE DINNER'I loved it. So rich and claustrophobic' - RENEE KNIGHT, author of DISCLAIMER'The most original thriller of the year' - NETGALLEY'Expertly constructed, highly entertaining and thought-provoking' - Cloggie, Amazon reviewer'If you're looking for a thriller with psychological insight, I highly recommend this one' - Marjorie, Amazon reviewer'Not your usual thriller' - Fiona, Amazon reviewer-------------------------FEAR is translated from the German by Imogen Taylor