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Oliver Bottini was born in 1965. He has received numerous prizes for his novels, including the Radio Bremen Crime Prize, the Berlin 'Krimifuchs', the Stuttgart Crime Prize and the German Crime Prize five times, most recently in 2018 for 'Der Tod in den stillen Winkeln des Lebens'. DuMont also published 'Der kalte Traum' (2012) and 'Ein paar Tage Licht' (2014) - recently filmed by ARTE/ZDF under the title 'Algiers Confidential' - as well as the crime novels about the Freiburg inspector Louise Bonì. Oliver Bottini lives with his family in Frankfurt am Main.