Christoph Peters

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Christoph Peters was born in Kalkar on the Lower Rhine in 1966. From 1988 to 1994 he studied painting at the Karlsruhe Art Academy under H.E. Kalinowski and G. Neusel, ultimately as a master student of Meuser. Subsequently, he worked for five years as a passenger inspector at Frankfurt Airport. Since 2000 he lives as a writer and draftsman in Berlin.

In his work he deals, among other things, with the ruptures between city and country as well as the possibilities and limits of intercultural understanding, especially between Europe and Japan or the Islamic world. Most recently, he published the novels The Year of the Cat (2018), Village Novel (2020), and the travel essay Days in Tokyo (2021).

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