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url 2014-11-26 17:42
Author Helene Hegemann, 17, Says It’s ‘Mixing,’ Not Plagiarism
Axolotl Roadkill. by Helene Hegemann - Helene Hegemann

"It usually takes an author decades to win fawning reviews, march up the best-seller list and become a finalist for a major book prize. Helene Hegemann, just 17, did it with her first book, all in the space of a few weeks, and despite a savaging from critics over plagiarism.

The publication last month of her novel about a 16-year-old exploring Berlin’s drug and club scene after the death of her mother, called “Axolotl Roadkill,” was heralded far and wide in German newspapers and magazines as a tremendous debut, particularly for such a young author. The book shot to No. 5 this week on the magazine Spiegel’s hardcover best-seller list.

For the obviously gifted Ms. Hegemann, who already had a play (written and staged) and a movie (written, directed and released in theaters) to her credit, it was an early ascension to the ranks of artistic stardom. That is, until a blogger last week uncovered material in the novel taken from the less-well-known novel “Strobo,” by an author writing under the nom de plume Airen. In one case, an entire page was lifted with few changes."

 

But it's not Plagiarism, it's "mixing." 

 

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review 2011-04-17 00:00
Axolote atropellado - Helene Hegemann No me gusta como escribe la autora ni como se expresa y la historia es demasiado caótica para mi gusto. Queda claro que no es para mi.**Abandonado**
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