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1. A child prodigy
The first book printed by Gutenberg's press
TIME magazine named him “Person of the Millennium” in 1999. (8,9)
A well-known Indologist (3,7)
The people in a story
The spirit of the times
The largest book fair in the world is held in this city.
Hermann Hesse's novel set in India at the time of the Buddha.
Author of Shakuntala
This author came up with the idea of a boy wizard on a train to London! (1,1,7)
A comparison of two things using as or like
A coming-of-age novel
He wrote Death in Venice. (6,4)
German author who wrote Faust
A strong desire to travel
She is known as the German JK Rowling! (8,5)
Franz Kafka's novella in which a man turns into a giant insect
This German novel by Patrick Süskind stayed on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list for nine years! (3,6)
Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass' most famous book translated into English (3,3,4)
Kate Winslet won an Oscar for her performance in this film adaptation. (3,6)