Armin Öhri (born September 23, 1978 ) is a Liechtenstein writer. He was awarded the European Union Prize for Literature for his novel The Dark Muse . In addition to crime novels , he also writes on Liechtenstein topics.
Armin Öhri grew up in Ruggell, Liechtenstein . He studied history , philosophy and German . His first book, entitled Das Nachtvolk , was published by van Eck-Verlag in 2009 , later he moved to Gmeiner-Verlag , where his second volume of short stories, Die Entführung, was published in 2010. The book deals with the kidnapping of a Jewish brother couple in Liechtenstein in 1933. Then Öhri turned to the genre of the historical crime novel, first together with Vanessa Tschirky ( Symphony of Death ), then alone when he wrote the novels about the crime illustrator Julius Bentheim. Three novels with Bentheim as the protagonist were published between 2012 and 2015. After several historical novels, the work Liechtenstein - Novel of a Nation was published in 2016 , where it tells the Liechtenstein history of the 20th century based on the life of a fictional trustee .
In addition to his work as a writer, Öhri is a teacher at a business school in Switzerland and also works as a literary organizer: with Daniel Batliner, he is the founder of the Liechtenstein literary salon. Öhri was also a co-initiator of the authors' association "IG Wort", of which he was elected president. In 2014 he was awarded the European Union Literature Prize. Öhri lives in Grabs .
- The night people. Stories. Van Eck-Verlag 2009. ISBN 978-3905881028
- The abduction. Narrative. Gmeiner-Verlag 2010, ISBN 978-3905881097
- Symphony of death. Historical detective novel. Gmeiner-Verlag 2011, ISBN 978-3-8392-1145-8
- The dark muse. Julius Bentheim's first case. Historical detective novel. Gmeiner-Verlag 2012, ISBN 978-3-8392-1295-0
- The League of Occultists. Julius Bentheim's second case. Historical detective novel. Gmeiner-Verlag 2014, ISBN 978-3-8392-1500-5
- The lady in the shade. Julius Bentheim's third case. Historical detective novel. Gmeiner-Verlag 2015, ISBN 978-3-8392-1729-0
- The last voyage of the Hindenburg. Short novel. E-book, Gmeiner-Verlag, 2016 ISBN 978-3-7349-9213-1
- Professor Harper's Expedition. Historical novel. E-book, Gmeiner-Verlag, 2016 ISBN 978-3-7349-9223-0
- Liechtenstein. Small but powerful editor. Gmeiner-Verlag, 2016, ISBN 978-3-8392-1986-7
- Liechtenstein. Novel of a nation. Contemporary detective novel. Gmeiner-Verlang 2016, ISBN 978-3-8392-1978-2
- Biography of Armin Öhri on the website of the Liechtenstein literary salons
- Armin Öhri on the Gmeiner Verlag website
- Armin Öhri on the website of the European Union Literature Prize
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Liechtenstein writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 23, 1978|