❴Reading❵ ➸ Missing Persons and Other Essays Author Heinrich Böll – Motyourdrive.co.uk

Missing Persons and Other Essays txt Missing Persons and Other Essays, text ebook Missing Persons and Other Essays, adobe reader Missing Persons and Other Essays, chapter 2 Missing Persons and Other Essays, Missing Persons and Other Essays 64b943 The Only Collection Of Boll S Nonfiction Prose To Be Published In English Spans Over Two Decades Of Social, Political, Literary, And Cultural Commentary These Twenty Nine Essays, Reviews, And Speeches Reflect The Same Moral Passion And Deep Wisdom That Resonate Through His Fiction Here Is Boll The Nobel Laureate And Boll The Private Man His Compassion For Ordinary People, His Unblinking View Of The Tragedies Of War, His Satiric Portrait Of Modern Urban Life, And His Deeply Personal Reflections On Life And Literature


About the Author: Heinrich Böll

Heinrich B ll became a full time writer at the age of 30 His first novel, Der Zug war p nktlich The Train Was on Time , was published in 1949 Many other novels, short stories, radio plays, and essay collections followed In 1972 he received the Nobel Prize for Literature for his writing which through its combination of a broad perspective on his time and a sensitive skill in characterization h



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    This is a nice enough collection, if one is interested in Boll, although the selection spans many years, and the pieces are quite different in tone and purpose The material is divided into three sections Essaus, book reviews mainly Alexander Solzhenitsyn , and miscellany Boll s Nobel speech amongst other things There are some gems amongst the essays, but the best section is probably the book reviews, with its sustained appraisal of Solzhenitsyn s work, written over the course of many years, as the Soviet author s works became available in the West.For readers new to Heinrich Boll, I recommend his short stories or novels Boll was one of the most socially committed European authors in the decades following the Second World War, and one of the few who wrote about life in Germany, as the nation struggled to rebuild itself.


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