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Lilian Faschinger

Lilian Faschinger was born in Austria in 1950 and holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Graz where she worked for seventeen years. She has received literary prizes both for her own writing and for her achievements as a translator of such authors as Janet Frame, Gertrude Stein and Paul Bowler. Her debut UK novel, Magdalena the sinner, achieved widespread critical acclaim, with Shaun Whiteside's translation winning the 1997 Schlegel-Tieck Prize..