Friedrich Glauser Biography

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Friedrich Glauser's literary reputation rests mainly on his seven novels; the first to be written, Gourrama: Ein Roman aus der Fremdenlegion (1940), describes life in the French Foreign Legion, while the other six are crime stories reflecting a realistic approach to everyday Swiss life in the 1930s. The novels are remarkable for their psychological insights and strong narrative tension. Glauser was also a successful and fluent short story writer. His writing is clear and vigorous, yet is the product of an imagination that had to cope with many personal difficulties and experiences that were a constant threat to Glauser's mental stability.

Dr. Charles Pierre Glauser was a teacher of French at the Handelsakademie (commercial college) in Aussig, Bohemia, when he married Theresia Scubitz, the headmaster's daughter. The newlyweds moved to Vienna, where Charles Glauser had received a similar appointment to the one he had held at Aussig. Their son...

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