Pigeons on the Grass

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Lynne Rienner Pub, 1991 - History - 202 pages
The events of this novel take place during the course of a single day in an unnamed city of occupied Germany, where the endless drone of Allied planes overhead increases the already heightened tension. A collage of twenty intriguing men and women, somewhat disoriented characters, repeatedly try to find understanding or love, but their cries for help are drowned out by church bells, sirens, automobile horns - or other people.

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Pigeons on the Grass

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Set in Munich in 1948, German writer Koeppen’s wrenching novel, first published in 1951, portrays a society coping with the aftermath of WWII. The panoramic narrative cuts back and forth across the ... Read full review


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Wolfgang Koeppen was born in 1906 and died in 1996 in Munich.

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