Fleur Jaeggy


Translated into about twenty languages, Jaeggy is a true original of European writing. The Times Literary Supplement named Fleur Jaeggy’s S. S. Proleterka as a Best Book of the Year, and her Sweet Days of Discipline won the Premio Bagutta as well as the Premio Speciale Rapallo.

Praise for Fleur Jaeggy

  • ‘A wonderful, brilliant, savage writer.’ Susan Sontag
  • ‘Fleur Jaeggy’s pen is an engraver’s needle depicting roots, twigs, and branches of the tree of madness—extraordinary.’ Joseph Brodsky
  • ‘She has the enviable first glance for people and things, she harbors a mixture of distracted levity and authoritative wisdom.’ Ingeborg Bachmann
  • ‘Small-scale, intense, and impeccably focused.’ New Yorker

More information

  • If you had subscribed to And Other Stories before 12th December 2016, you would have received the first edition of Fleur Jaeggy’s I Am the Brother of XX – in which all subscribers are thanked by name – before its official publication, as well us up to five other And Other Stories titles per year. Find out about subscribing to upcoming titles here.
  • Find out more about I Am the Brother of XX and Sweet Days of Discipline.



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