Heinrich Böll




Heinrich Theodor Böll (German: [bœl]; 21 December 1917 – 16 July 1985) was one of Germany's foremost post–World War II writers. Böll was awarded the Georg Büchner Prize in 1967 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972.





The best books of all time by Heinrich Böll

  1. 863 . The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll

    The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, Or: How Violence Develops and Where It Can Lead was written by Heinrich Boll, one of Germany's most prolific postwar writers. Although Boll insisted that his char...

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  2. 1123 . Group Portrait with Lady by Heinrich Böll

    Group Portrait with Lady (German: Gruppenbild mit Dame) is a novel by Nobel Prize winning author Heinrich Böll, published in 1971. The novel centers around a woman named Leni, and her friends, foes...

  3. 1382 . Billiards at Half-Past Nine by Heinrich Böll

    Billiards at Half-Past Nine (German: Billard um halb zehn) is a 1959 novel by the German author Heinrich Böll. The entirety of the narrative takes place on the day of September 6, 1958 but the stor...

  4. 1771 . The Collected Stories of Heinrich Boll by Heinrich Böll

    The definitive short story collection by the Nobel Laureate and master of the form These diverse, psychologically rich, and morally profound stories explore the consequences of war on individuals a...

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  5. 1799 . And where Were You, Adam? by Heinrich Böll

  6. 2345 . The Clown by Heinrich Böll

    Through the eyes of a despairing artist, Hans Schneir, who recreates in his pantomimes incidents in people's lives with honesty and compassion, Boll draws a revealing portrait of German society und...

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