Edzard Schaper

Portrait of Edzard Schaper

Edzard Schaper

Edzard Schaper was born in the formerly German territory of today's Russia in 1908 and died in Bern, Switzerland in 1984. During his long and adventurous life he also lived in Germany, England, Finland, Sweden, and Lithuania. While continuously pursuing his writing, he also worked as a sailor, fisherman, wood worker, soldier (for the Finnish army), and journalist. He wrote numerous short stories and novels, focusing his literary work on the quest for inner freedom, and for the meaning of suffering.

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