Simon Beattie

Friedo Lampe (1899-1945) was born in Bremen. A disabled gay German writer, he

survived the Third Reich only to be shot by the Red Army six days before the end of

the Second World War. He worked as a librarian in Hamburg before moving to Berlin

to take a job with a publishing house. He wrote two novels, poetry and some short

stories. His work has been translated into a number of languages, and his collected

letters were published in 2018. At the Edge of the Night (Am Rande der Nacht) was

his first book.

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At the Edge of the Night

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