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Group portrait with lady

Heinrich Böll

Group portrait with lady

by Heinrich Böll

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

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  • German fiction -- Translations into English

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    Translation of: Gruppenbild mit Dame.

    StatementHeinrich Boll ; translated from the German by Leila Vennewitz.
    SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p. ;
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18325053M
    ISBN 100140187278
    OCLC/WorldCa31050778

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Boll's story is presented as a portrait of a lady, Leni Pfeiffer, against the backdrop of a group her friends, family, colleagues, religious advisers and by: 4. Naturally, the sources turn out to be biased, to have their own ideas about what happened and why, and as the story progresses, the "author" gets to know the interviewees much better than the woman he wants to write about.

She remains strangely remote. It is a group portrait, but the lady 4/5. Boll's story is presented as a portrait of a lady, Leni Pfeiffer, against the backdrop of a group her friends, family, colleagues, religious advisers and lovers/5(12).

His best-known novels include Billiards at Half-Past Nine (), The Clown (), Group Portrait with Lady (), and The Safety Net (). In he published a memoir, What's to Become of /5(2). Slowly, ever so slowly, the counterpoint of voices forms not only a ""group Group portrait with lady book of earnest, romantic, putatively irreducible Leni, but also a chronicle of the German spirit or maybe just plain old German society.

Home» Germany» Heinrich Böll» Gruppenbild mit Dame (Group Portrait with Lady). Heinrich Böll: Gruppenbild mit Dame (Group Portrait with Lady) This book is certainly Böll’s longest work. Some critics, including The Nobel Prize Committee, consider it his certainly sums up a period of Germany, from about the early s to around COVID Resources.

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His new book, “Group Portrait With Lady,” was rightly singled out by the Nobel Prize committee as “his most grandly conceived work”; it is as warm and rich as any foreign novel published. Cited by the Nobel Prize committee as the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s work, the gripping story of Group Portrait With Lady unspools like a suspenseful documentary.

Via a series of tense interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one of Böll’s most intriguing characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a struggling war widow. Group Portrait with Lady (German: Gruppenbild mit Dame) is a novel by Nobel Prize winning author Heinrich Böll, published in The novel centers around a woman named Leni, and her friends, foes, lovers, employers and others and in the end tells the stories of all these people in a small city in western Germany in the s and s.

His best-known novels include  The Clown, Billiards at Half-Past nine, and  Group Portrait with Lady. Boll served as president of PEN and was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in Group Portrait with Lady | Boll Heinrich | download | B–OK. Download books for free.

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Via a series of tense interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one of Böll’s most intriguing characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a struggling war : Melville House.

Group Portrait with Lady is a novel by German author Heinrich Boll. First published in Germany, it describes life in Germany between World War I and the s, the heart of the Cold War.

First published in Germany, it describes life in Germany between World War I. His best-known novels include Billiards at Half-Past Nine (), The Clown (), Group Portrait with Lady (), and The Safety Net (). In he published a memoir, What’s to Become of the Boy. or: Something to Do with Books.

Böll served for several years as the president of International P.E.N. and was a leading defender of the intellectual freedom of writers throughout the Reviews: 2. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Gruppenbild mit Dame. Description: pages ; 24 cm. Series Title: Penguin twentieth.

Group Portrait with Lady, the comprehensive novel that earned for Böll the Nobel Prize, is written as the report of an investigator, identified only as the Author (“Au.”), on the lady, Helene Marie (“Leni”) Gruyten Pfeiffer, forty-eight inwho has lived in but not with the Third Reich, the occupation, and the growth of the Federal Republic in.

Boll's most subtle satire, Group Portrait with Lady is generally recognized as the single work which best represents the artistic summation of his literary career.

Similar in context to most of his mature fiction, the novel reiterates Boll's major thematic concerns and reaffirms his moral chastisement of modern Germany.

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