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Heinrich Böll (1917–1985)

A recurring theme in Heinrich Böll's novels is the German society during the decades following WWII. In his early novels, like 'Wo warst du Adam?' he writes about the meaningless of war, its sufferings and horrors. The moral decay of post-war Germany is the theme for the following novels, 'Nicht nur zur Weihnachtszeit' and 'Haus ohne Hüter'. In ... See full bio »

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 2015 Grustnoe litso (Short) (completed)
 2010 Eine Stunde Aufenthalt (Short) (play)
 1989 Ansichten eines Clowns (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Der Mönch und der Räuber (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (TV Movie) (novel "Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum")
 1982 War and Peace
 1979 El aprendiz de loco (TV Movie) (creator)
 1978 Germany in Autumn (Documentary) (writer - segment "Die verschobene Antigone")
 1977 Group Portrait with a Lady (novel) / (screenplay collaborator)
 1977 Die Geisel (TV Movie) (translation)
 1976 The Player (Short) (novel "The Clown")
 1976 The Clown (novel)
 1975 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (novel "Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum")
 1975 Haus ohne Hüter (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 Nicht nur zur Weihnachtszeit (TV Movie)
 1972 Gartenparty (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1971 Ende einer Dienstfahrt (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Cäsar und Cleopatra (TV Movie)
 1969 Der Dichter und seine Stadt (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 1968 Murkes samlade tystnad (Short) (novel)
 1965 Doktor Murkes gesammelte Nachrufe (TV Movie) (based on a satire by)
 1965 Not Reconciled (novel "Billard um halbzehn")
 1964 Der Spaßvogel (TV Movie) (translation)
 1964 Wie in schlechten Romanen (TV Short)
 1964 Doktor Murkes gesammeltes Schweigen (TV Movie) (based on a satire by)
 1963 Teletale (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Dr. Murke's Collection of Silences (1963) ... (short story)
 1963 Machorka-Muff (Short) (story "Hauptstädtisches Journal")
 1963 Zum Tee bei Dr. Borsig (TV Movie)
 1962 The Bread of Those Early Years (dialogue) / (novel)
 1961 Bernadette Soubirous (TV Movie) (translation)
 1961 Irland und seine Kinder (TV Short documentary)
 1961 Ein wahrer Held (TV Movie) (translation)
 1958 Stunde der Wahrheit (TV Movie) (radio play: Bilanz)
 1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Imperfect Balance (1956) ... (story)
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