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"Look Who's Back" is a contemporary take on history by Timur Vermes. The novel carves a black and brilliant satire of modern media-bloated society, seen through the eyes of a historical character as a protagonist coming to life in the 21st century. The character is by turns repellent, sympathetic and hilarious, but always fascinating. The novel was a German bestseller in 2012 and an English translation is to be published in April 2014.

Who is this historical character in the novel that wakes up to a modern day life in the 21st century ?

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