Jörg Kastner - Jörg Kastner

Jörg and Corinna Kastner read during “Hannover im Wort” on book burning in Hannover

Jörg Kastner (* 1962 in Minden ) is a German writer .

Life and work

After graduating from the Besselgymnasium in Minden and completing military service, Kastner studied law at Bielefeld University from 1984 . [1] While studying, he began writing magazine articles and short stories. Also for magazine novels like Jerry Cotton , Trucker King and the self-designed series ! Amerika! he contributed to numerous volumes. In 1991 his first book was published: Das große Raumschiff Orion Fanbuch. In 1993 Kastner passed the second state examination as a fully qualified lawyer , but decided against a legal career. [3]Instead, he pursued a professional career as a freelance writer with fantastic short stories and historical novels . In the mid-1990s, Kastner made his breakthrough to a broad reading public with the German saga about Arminius (Hermann der Cherusker).

Kastner's greatest book success so far is the Vatican thriller about the angelic pope .

Jörg Kastner lives as a freelance writer with his wife Corinna in Hanover . [3]

Works

Mystery-Thriller

Historical novels

  • Germanic saga:
    • Thorag or The Return of the Germanic (1996)
    • The eagle of Germanicu s (1997)
    • Marbod or The Discord of the Teutons (1998)
    • The Teutons of Ravenna (1999)
    • Arminius - Prince of the Teutons (2001)
  • Anno 1074 - The uprising against the Archbishop of Cologne (1998)
  • Anno 1076 - The shadows of Cologne
  • The Wings of Poseidon (1996)
  • The Oasis of Scheitan (2000)
  • In the shadow of Notre-Dame (2000)
  • Widukind's Wolves (August 2001)
  • The color blue (February 2005)
  • The True Cross (March 2007)
  • The Tulip of Evil (November 2008)

Fantastic novels

  • The rune sword (1997)
  • The Nebelkinder (2000)
  • The Stone Princess (July 2002)

Thrillers and detective stories

  • When the golem wakes up
  • Dr. Watson and the Sherlock Holmes case
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Horror of Sumatr a

Books on film & television

  • The Great Spaceship Orion Fan Book (1991)
  • The great Karl May book (1992)
  • Foam patrol
  • Speed

Weblinks

Commons : Jörg Kastner - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Jörg Kastner's Worlds - About the Person - My Life and Writing. Retrieved February 5, 2012 .
  2. Information on groschenhefte.de . (No longer available online.) Archived from the original on February 28, 2016 ; accessed on March 18, 2014 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@2Vorlage:Webachiv/IABot/groschenhefte.net
  3. a b Jörg Kastner - author portrait | AVA international GmbH - Roman Hocke's author and publishing agency. (No longer available online.) Archived from the original on July 8, 2012 ; Retrieved February 5, 2012 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@2Vorlage:Webachiv/IABot/www.ava-international.de