A phantom artist who has developed a curious talent for finding friends that one hasn’t yet met; a young woman who discovers that the ancestral portrait gallery of her newly wedded husband contains not only portraits of the deceased but also portraits of future members of the family; a musician whose biography begins to merge with that of a long-dead chansonnier; a cameraman who has unwittingly ceded his right to life to a film company.
Marcus Federspiel narrates fantasies that reveals unusual facets of reality. His wonderfully laconic stories always have double or multiple layers that open new spaces in the mind.
Maurus Federspiel is a freelance author and journalist. His novel Enemy was published in 2014. He lives in Zürich and has a son.