Ben's second novel, The Other Hoffmann Sister, will be published by Little, Brown in the UK in May 2017.
The Other Hoffmann Sister is about Ingrid Hoffmann, a young woman brought up in German Southwest Africa at the beginning of the twentieth century, who is forced to return to Berlin following a brutal murder and then loses her sister in mysterious circumstances. In the face of war and revolution in Europe, Ingrid desperately tries to discover the truth about her sister's disappearance and in doing so uncovers dark secrets about both her country and her own family.
You can read more about the novel here.
is an award-winning novelist, editor and translator, living between London and Berlin. He currently teaches at the University of Potsdam.