The definitive short story collection by the Nobel Laureate and master of the form
These diverse, psychologically rich, and morally profound stories explore the consequences of war on individuals and on an entire culture. The Collected Stories of Heinrich Böll provides readers with the only comprehensive collection by this master of the short-story form.
Includes all the stories from Böll’s The Mad Dog, Eighteen Short Stories, The Casualty, and The Stories of Heinrich Böll. A Nobel Laureate, Böll was considered a master 20th century literature, and The Collected Stories of Heinrich Böll contains some of his finest work.
“This is a most impressive collection, confirming Böll’s standing as one of the best writers of our time. It would form an admirable introduction to his work for those who don’t yet know it. It is the work of afirmation, for it proclaims the values of humanity and the unquenchable vitality of the spirit.” —The Scotsman
"[S]ubtle yet unsettling, always with the power to provoke and to devastate." —Quarterly Conversation
The Collected Stories of Heinrich Boll by Heinrich Boll