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Irish Journal

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ISBN-10: 1935554190

ISBN-13: 9781935554196

Edition: 2011

Authors: Heinrich B�ll, Leila Vennewitz, Hugo Hamilton

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A unique entry in the Bouml;ll library,Irish Journalrecords an eccentric tour of Ireland in the 1950's. An epilogue written fourteen years later reflects on the enormous changes to the country and the people that Bouml;ll loved. Irish Journal is a time capsule of a land and a way of life that has disappeared.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 5/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.264
Language: English

Heinrich B�ll was born in Cologne, Germany on December 21, 1917. He studied German at the University of Cologne. He was drafted into military service in 1938 shortly after he finished his schooling and served several years in the infantry before his demobilization in 1945. His first novel, Der Zug war p�nktlich (The Train Was on Time), was published in 1949. His other works include Billiards at Half-Past Nine, The Clown, Absent without Leave, Enter and Exit, and The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum. He received numerous awards including the Georg B�chner Prize in 1967 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972. He died on July 16, 1985 at the age of 67.

Hugo Hamilton was born and grew up in Dublin. He is the author of six highly acclaimed novels: 'Surrogate City', 'The Last Shot' and 'The Love Test' (Faber); 'Headbanger' and 'Sad Bastard' (Secker); one collection of short stories; and the internationally acclaimed memoir, 'The Speckled People'.