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Böll, Heinrich 1917-1985

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Most widely held works by Heinrich Böll
The clown by Heinrich Böll( Book )

360 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of a clown and mime who retreats to his home in post World War two Germany after an accident cripples him and leaves him trying to cope with his life, his "friends" desertion, and the world around him
Group portrait with lady by Heinrich Böll( Book )

214 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sweeping portrayal of German life from World War I to the early 1970's, Böll, tells the story of the widow Leni Pfeiffer and her son Lev who have become the nexus of Cologne's counterculture, spurning the pursuit of affluence in present-day Germany
Billiards at half-past nine by Heinrich Böll( Book )

223 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being drawn into the Second World War to command retreating German forces despite his anti-Nazi feelings, Faehmel struggles to re-establish a normal life at war's end by creating a rigorous routine for himself, which includes a daily game of billiards
And never said a word by Heinrich Böll( Book )

208 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel deals with the thoughts and actions of Fred and Kate Bogner, a married couple. Fred, feeling sick of the poverty of their house, has left her with their three children. They continue to meet on a casual basis every time Fred can find money enough to book a hotel room. As in numerous works from the German writer, the main theme is the situation in Germany after World War II
The bread of those early years by Heinrich Böll( Book )

198 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This masterful early work of the Nobel laureate tells the story of one day in the life of Walter Fendrich, a 23-year-old washing machine repairman. Wry, ironic, yet intensely felt, the story is set in post-World War II Germany, amid the growing materialism and spirtual wreckage left behind by the tide of the war. Fendrich, a young man torn by insecurity and despair, obsessed with hunger, finds himself and his world transformed when he becomes involved with the daughter of a high school principal
The safety net by Heinrich Böll( Book )

72 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of a terrorized society buttressed by oppressive police protection and surveillance is the Tolm family, Fritz, the father, the elected head of the Association, and the children, part of the counter-culture
End of a mission by Heinrich Böll( Book )

135 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

End of a Mission, written in 1968, finds Heinrich Boll trying to come to terms with his country's past in an investigation of an inexplicable crime and an even more absurd trial. Told to rack up mileage on a jeep to prepare it for inspection, a soldier drives it home--and burns it in the company of his father. Boll's account of the testimony and background of the witnesses, and their nonplussed response to the composure and satisfaction of the accused, illuminates the life of an insignificant town caught up in sudden, unreasonable importance
The lost honor of Katharina Blum, or, How violence develops and where it can lead by Heinrich Böll( Book )

105 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish translation of "Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum". A novel depicting how the sensationalist press destroys the life of an innocent person
Irish journal by Heinrich Böll( Book )

210 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van een reis door Ierland die op suggestieve wijze de sfeer en de stemming van land en volk weergeeft
The silent angel by Heinrich Böll( Book )

55 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German soldier returns home at the end of World War II. The novel follows him through the ruins of Cologne, searching for the widow of a man who died in his place. This was the Nobel Prize winner's first novel, only now translated into English
Haus ohne Hüter, Roman by Heinrich Böll( Book )

183 editions published between 1865 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the publication of Tomorrow and Yesterday, Heinrich Boll was truly regarded as the spokesman of modern Germany. Boll's novel is the story of a group of families living in a house in Germany. The members of each generation - those who lived through the war, and those conceived and born during its terror - must assess their pasts and their collective futures. This moving story is the crowning achievement of Boll's extraordinary career."--Jacket
Adam ; and, the train : two novels by Heinrich Böll( Book )

207 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War - its stark horror, its mass destruction of human life and the human spirit is the theme of "Adam, where art thou?", an intense novel of Germany in defeat by a writer who has already been hailed as the outstanding new talent of postwar German fiction. Ilona, the Jewish refugee, is faced by death in the crematorium of a concentration camp; Filskeit, the camp commander is driven to insanity; Schmitz, the doctor, looks on helplessly as his patients die before his eyes; Finck, the quartermaster, is pressed by chance into the front lines and gets killed by bursting shrapnel; Feinhals, the foot soldier, is hungry, exhausted, forlorn, whipped by his officers into futile counter-attacks, fleeing before Russian tanks and artillery, struggling pitifully for survival
The train was on time by Heinrich Böll( Book )

176 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heinrich Böll's taut and haunting first novel tells the story of twenty-four-year-old Private Andreas as he journeys on a troop train across the German countryside to the Eastern front. Trapped, he knows that Hitler has already lost the war ... yet he is suddenly galvanized by the thought that he is on the way to his death. As the train hurtles on, he riffs through prayers and memories, talks with other soldiers about what they've been through, and gazes desperately out the window at his country racing away. With mounting suspense, Andreas is gripped by one thought over all: Is there a way to defy his fate?"--Cover
A soldier's legacy by Heinrich Böll( Book )

54 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the German Nobel Prize-winner for literature, a rediscovered short novel, written in 1947 at the very start of his great career, then lost in the chaos of life in Germany in the late 1940s, and appearing now for the first time: a poignant evocation of youth trapped in war."
Absent without leave : two novellas by Heinrich Böll( Book )

42 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in German and English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both novellas are set in Germany during World War II. Each irreverently examines the disasters of war and the impieties of peace
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum : oder, Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann : Erzählung by Heinrich Böll( Book )

175 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young working-class woman, whose boyfriend is wanted by the police, is hounded by the press
The casualty by Heinrich Böll( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These stories, written between 1946 and 1952 are stunning accounts of German soldiers in a war they did not want and the bleak aftermath of Germany in ruins. This Nobel Prize-winner's other works include Billiards at Half-Past Nine, The Clown, Group Portrait with Lady, and The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Children are civilians too by Heinrich Böll( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in English and German and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'These stories originally formed part of a volume entitled 1947 bis 1951.'"
Wanderer kommst du nach Spa ... Erzählungen by Heinrich Böll( Book )

167 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories, set in the twentieth century, with an anti-war theme
Women in a river landscape : a novel in dialogues and soliloquies by Heinrich Böll( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and German and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This cynical novel, adroitly composed of dialogues and soliloquies that explore the depth of Germany's "metaphysical rigor," boils with post-war Germany's corruption; no more chilling portrait of political machinations is imaginable. But politicians as pawns aren't the true focus; Boll concentrates on the power-brokers and ex-Nazis behind the scenes, those for whom politics is "just a game, a profession, a business." Central characters Herman and Erika Wubler reveal their own troubled characters while reacting strongly to the economic, religious, and political forces working against them. Boll's final work, this unrelenting novel consummates the themes of his later writing... --Paul E. Hutchison, Library Journal
 
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Billiards at half-past nine
Alternative Names
Bel, Chainrich 1917-1985

Bëlʹ, Genrich 1917-1985

Bël', Genrych 1917-1985

Bel, Hainrîḵ 1917-1985

Bel, Hainrikh 1917-1985

Bel, Hajnrih

Bel, Hajnrih 1917-1985

Belis, Heinrichas 1917-1985

Bëll', G.

Bëllʹ, G. 1917-1985

Bëll', Genrich

Bëllʹ, Genrich 1917-1985

Bellʹ, Genrikh

Bellʹ, Genrikh 1917-1985

Bell, Hainrîḵ 1917-1985

Bell, Haynrîk 1917-1985

Bells, Heinrichs 1917-1985

Bells, Heinrihs 1917-1985

Beru, .. 1917-1985

Beru, Hainrihi 1917-1985

Bioli, Hainrih 1917-1985

Bioli, Hainrix 1917-1985

Boel, Hainrihi 1917-1985

Boell, Heinrich

Boell Heinrich 1917-1985

Boell, Heinrich Theodor 1917-

Boer, Haiyinlixi 1917-1985

Boer, Henglixi 1917-1985

Bʹol, Chajnrich 1917-1985

Bol, Hā'inriš 1917-1985

Böll 1917-1985

Böll, Genrikh 1917-

Böll, Haynrix 1917-1985

Böll, Heinrich

Boll, Heinrich 1917-1985

Boll, Heinrich Theodor

Böll, Heinrich Theodor 1917-

Böll, Heinrikh 1917-

Bȯll, Ḣenrikh

Bȯll, Ḣenrikh 1917-1985

Böll, Henryk.

Böll-Wallraff, .. 1917-1985

Bul, Hānrīš 1917-1985

Būl, Hāynrīš 1917-1985

Būl, Hāynrīsh, 1917-1985

Hai yin li xi Bo er 1917-1985

Haiyinlixi-Boer 1917-1985

Haiyinlixi-Po'er 1917-1985

Heinrich Böll Aleman a mannurat

Heinrich Böll autor alemán

Heinrich Böll Duits schrijver

Heinrich Böll écrivain allemand

Heinrich Böll German author, novelist, and short story writer

Heinrich Böll německý spisovatel

Heinrich Böll német író és műfordító

Heinrich Böll niemiecki pisarz, noblista

Heinrich Böll scrittore tedesco

Heinrich Böll tysk manusforfattar og skribent

Heinrich Böll tysk manusförfattare och författare

Heinrich Böll tysk manusforfatter og skribent

Heinrich Böll tysk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Heinrich Theodor Böll

Heinrihs Bells

Heng li xi Bo er 1917-1985

Henglixi-Boer 1917-1985

Henricus Böll

Henrix Böll

Mpel, Chaïnrich 1917-1985

Mpell, Chaïnrich 1917-1985

Po-erh

Po-erh 1917-

Po-erh 1917-1985

Poel, Haillihi 1917-1985

Po'er, Haiyinlixi 1917-1985

Χάινριχ Μπελ

Бёлль, Генрих 1917-1985

Бёль, Генрих 1917-1985

Гайнрых Бёль

Генрих Бёлль немецкий писатель, лауреат Нобелевской премии по литературе

Генрих Теодор Бёлль

Генрых Бёль

Генріх Белль

Хайнрих Бьол

Хајнрих Бел

Һайнрих Бөлл

Հայնրիխ Բյոլ

בל, היינריך

בל, היינריך 1917-1985

בל, הינריך 1917-1985

בעל, הינריך 1917-1985

היינריך בל

بل، هاينريش، 1917-1985

بل, هاینریش.

بول، هاينرش، 1917-1985

هاينريش بول

هاينريش بول، 1917-1985

هاینریش بل نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس آلمانی

ہائنرش بل

ہنرک بول

हाइनरिश ब्योल

हैन्रिक बोल

ਹਾਈਨਰਿਸ਼ ਬਲ

ჰაინრიხ ბელი

뵐, H. 1917-1985

뵐, 하인리히 1917-1985

뵐, 하인리힐 1917-1985

하인리히 뵐

ハインリヒ・ベル

ベル, ハインリッヒ

ベル, ハインリヒ

ベル, ハインリヒ 1917-1985

伯尓

伯尓, 海因里希

伯爾, 海因里希 1917-1985

波爾 1917-1985

海因里希·伯尔

海因里希.伯爾 1917-1985

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Group portrait with ladyBilliards at half-past nineAnd never said a wordThe bread of those early yearsThe safety netEnd of a missionThe lost honor of Katharina Blum, or, How violence develops and where it can leadIrish journal