Gruber, Reinhard Peter#
Gruber, Reinhard Peter, b. Fohnsdorf (Styria), Jan. 20, 1947, short-story writer, dramatist and journalist. Studied theology (never completed his training), has been working as a journalist and free-lance author since 1974. His "Heimatgeschichten" (regional stories) are marked by parodies and the exposure of widespread cliches and ideologies. His greatest success to date is the satire "Aus dem Leben Hoedlmosers" (1973).
Further works#Novels: Im Namen des Vaters, 1979; Die gruene Madonna, 1982. - Prose: Alles ueber Windmuehlen, 1971; Vom Dach der Welt, 1987; Das Schilcher ABC, 1988; Einmal Amerika und zurueck, 1993. - Dramas: Space Travel oder Nietzsche in Goa, 1984; Heimatlos, 1985; Die Geierwally, 1995.