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Book Information: Silent Angel, the

Silent Angel, the (1992) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Just days after the end of World War II, German soldier Hans Schnitzler returns to a bombed German city, carrying a dead comrade's coat to his widow-not knowing that the coat contains a will. Soon Hans is caught in a dangerous intrigue involving the will he also begins a tentative romance with another grieving woman, as together they seek an identity and a future together in the ruined city.

Heinrich Boll's first book, The Silent Angel was suppressed for over 41 years, because it was originally judged too strong for German readers still suffering from the ravages of war.

Original title: Der Engel schwieg
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War II
FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Silent Angel, the

Silent Angel, the (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Breon Mitchell
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Manifested in:

The Silent Angel (1995)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 0312131712
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 182

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