Heinrich Böll


Born
in Cologne, Germany
December 21, 1917

Died
July 16, 1985

Genre

Influences


Heinrich Böll became a full-time writer at the age of 30. His first novel, Der Zug war pünktlich (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 has contributed to a renewal of German literature." He was the first German-born author to receive this award since Hermann Hesse in 1946. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages, and he is one of Germany's most widely read authors.

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“یک چیز بسیار زیبا وجود دارد. هیچ . به هیچ فکر کن”
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