An exquisite novel about a simple life, it has already demonstrated its power to move thousands of readers with a message of solace and truth. It looks at the moments, big and small, that make us what we are.
Robert Seethaler was born in Vienna in 1966 and is the author of four previous novels. A Whole Life is a top ten-bestseller in Germany, where it has brought him huge acclaim.
Short-listed for Man Booker International 2016 and International Dublin Literary Award 2017. Long-listed for International Dublin Literary Award 2017.