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Mechtel, Angelika (1943–2000)

German novelist and short-story writer. Name variations: Angelika Eilers. Born Aug 26, 1943, in Dresden, Germany; died Feb 2000 in Cologne, Germany; dau. of Walter Mechtel (journalist) and Gisela Altendorf (actress); married and div.; children: Anke and Silke Eilers.

Became editor of AspekteImpulse (1965) and Publikation (1972); as a member of Gruppe 61, took an interest in worker's literature; writings include Die feinen Totengräber (1968), Die Blindgängerin (1974), Die Träume der Füchsin (1978), and Gott und die Liedermacherin (1983).

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