Marc Elsberg was born in Vienna in 1967. He was a strategy consultant and creative director for advertising and a columnist for the newspaper "Der Standard". With his international bestsellers BLACKOUT, ZERO and HELIX, he also established himself as a master of the science thriller. BLACKOUT and ZERO were recognized by "Bild der Wissenschaft" as the Knowledge Book of the Year in the Entertainment section and made him a sought-after partner for politics and business. His most recent work is GIER.
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