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Heinrich Böll

Böll, Heinrich (1917–85), German author and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1972. His books are bitterly satiric, exploring themes of despair and love in post-World War II Europe. Important among his works are Billiards at Half Past Nine (1959) and The Clown (1965).

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