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by Heinrich Boll
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Something to Do with Books-A Memoir. The Collected Stories. By the time the train had passed, I was left with a view of the clean rear of the house, silent and uncommunicative. The Collected Stories brings together all of Heinrich Böll’s shorter fiction published in English. With the exception of The Mad Dog, the stories and novellas in this volume are translated by Leila Vennewitz. Other Books by This Author. Needless to say, I began wondering about this woman and this house. All the other places we passed held little interest for me.
Absent Without Leave and Other Stories, translated by Leila Vennewitz. More consistently than any of his contemporaries Heinrich Boll documented the development of the Federal Republic from its inception. Geschichten aus zwolf Jahren. In doing so he achieved the remarkable feat of becoming a best-selling author who was under constant attack from the popular press. His works are invariably provocative and the subject of critical disagreement in both academic and non-academic circles. Abroad he had a solid reputation as the good German who unambiguously condemned fascism and the less appealing features of the land of the Economic Miracle.
His other works include Billiards at Half-Past Nine, The Clown, Absent without Leave, Enter and Exit, and .
His other works include Billiards at Half-Past Nine, The Clown, Absent without Leave, Enter and Exit, and The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum. He received numerous awards including the Georg Büchner Prize in 1967 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972. He died on July 16, 1985 at the age of 67. Leila Vennewitz was the distinguished translator of Heinrich Boll and other postwar German writers, including Jurek Becker and Martin Walser. She won numerous awards for her translations.
Among his other notable works are a collection of travel essays, Irish Journal (tr. 1967); the novel Gruppenbild mit Dame (1971; tr. Group Portrait with Lady, 1973); two English anthologies, Eighteen Stories (1966) and Children Are Civilians Too (1970); and formerly unpublished stories, Der blasse Hund (1995; tr. The Mad Dog, 1997). Böll won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1972.
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Absent Without Leave : Two Novellas. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780070064263.
ISBN 13: 9780070064041. ISBN 10: 0810112310 ISBN 13: 9780810112315 Publisher: Northwestern University Press, 1995 Hardcover.