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Heinrich Boll

Train Was on Time

€12,95

Twenty-four-year-old Andreas, a disillusioned German soldier, is travelling on a troop train to the Eastern Front when he has an awful premonition that he will die in exactly five days. As he hurtles towards his death, he reflects on the chaos around him - the naive soldiers, the painfully thin girl who pours his coffee, the ruined countryside - with sudden, heart-breaking poignancy. Arriving in Poland the night before he is certain he will die, he meets Olina, a beautiful prostitute, and together they attempt to escape his fate...

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2019
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 128
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241370384
ISBN 10: 0241370388

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Train Was on Time

€12,95