Dürrenmatt


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Dür·ren·matt

 (do͝or′ən-mät′, dyo͝or′-, dür′-), Friedrich 1921-1990.
Swiss writer known for his absurdist novels and plays, such as The Visit (1956).
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Dürrenmatt

(ˈdyrənmat)
n
(Biography) Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1921–90, Swiss dramatist and writer of detective stories, noted for his grotesque and paradoxical treatment of the modern world: author of The Visit (1956) and The Physicists (1962)
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