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Der Engel schwieg

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Healing Wounds

10 years, 6 months ago at Jun 28 15:52
W.G. Sebald once said that this is the only novel that somehow captures the horror of the rubble in Germany in the late 40s. Perhaps it was too horrific for the German audience immediately after the war. Although written in 1949-50, the book was not published until 1992.
When it did finally find its ways into bookstores, its reviews were mixed. This novel 'of the lost generation', as Böll... read more
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Manufacturer: Dtv
Release date: 1 November 1997
ISBN-10 : 3423124504 | ISBN-13: 9783423124508
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