Crime novels: Like hero and criminal at the same time: bestselling author Klaus-Peter Wolf calmed his father down with pills

Mr.

Crime novels: Like hero and criminal at the same time: bestselling author Klaus-Peter Wolf calmed his father down with pills

Mr. Wolf, in the afterword of your new novel "Ostfriesensturm" you call your childhood "a hell". Why? There was a dominant sentiment in my childhood and early teens. And that was fear.

From whom? From my father. He was an alcoholic. Quite a likeable guy sober. But when he was drunk, he became a different person. An aggressive, choleric being full of blind rage. He was a truck driver by trade. During the week it stayed dry at first. But on weekends we always went straight to the pub. There he sank. And when he came home, he freaked out immediately.

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