Definition of Böll, Heinrich in English:

Share this entry

Böll, Heinrich

Pronunciation: /bəːl/
(1917–85), German novelist and short-story writer; full name Heinrich Theodor Böll. His years in the German army (1938–44) provided the material for his earliest novel, Adam, Where Art Thou? (1951). His later work, such as The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (1974), is frequently critical of post-war German society. Nobel Prize for Literature (1972).

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Hein|rich Böll

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.