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If Henry James was writing about 1970s West Germany: ‘The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum,’ by Heinrich Böll (1974)

This book is an example that power does not come from length.  At under 150 pages ‘The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum’ may look harmless, but it proves how much explosive force can be generated when a story is told with such virtuosic … Continue reading

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