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The train was on time

Author: Heinrich Böll
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1994.
Series: European classics (Evanston, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-four-year-old Private Andreas boards a troop train to Germany to return to the front; recognizing that he will not survive the war, he predicts the time and place of his death. As he meditates on the futility of war, his early battles, and his regrets, he is shocked to More...find that he can still make friends, sleep, eat and drink-still live.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Böll, Heinrich, 1917-1985.
Train was on time.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)679401460
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Böll
ISBN: 081011156X 9780810111561 0810111233 9780810111233
OCLC Number: 29564467
Description: 110 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: European classics (Evanston, Ill.)
Other Titles: Zug war pünktlich.
Responsibility: Heinrich Böll ; translated from the German by Leila Vennewitz.

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Twenty-four-year-old Private Andreas boards a troop train to Germany to return to the front; recognizing that he will not survive the war, he predicts the time and place of his death. As he meditates on the futility of war, his early battles, and his regrets, he is shocked to More...find that he can still make friends, sleep, eat and drink-still live.

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