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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum - Leila Vennewitz, Heinrich Böll
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
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The Lost Honor Of Katharina Blum : Or How Violence Develops And Where It Can Lead (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
The Lost Honor Of Katharina Blum : Or How Violence Develops And Where It Can Lead (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140187281 (0140187286)
ASIN: 140187286
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 140
Edition language: English
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Merle
Merle rated it
4.0 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Boll
When he wrote this novella in 1974, Heinrich Boll was furious with the yellow press; anger radiates from the very disclaimer (which states that the newspaper in this book is totally not the Bild-Zeitung, but hey, if the shoe fits….). Nevertheless, this is one of those books that manages to tell its ...
Merle
Merle rated it
4.0 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum, Or How Violence Develops and Where it Can Lead
When he wrote this novella in 1974, Heinrich Boll was furious with the yellow press; anger radiates from the very disclaimer (which states that the newspaper in this book is totally not the Bild-Zeitung, but hey, if the shoe fits….). Nevertheless, this is one of those books that manages to tell its ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum: Or How Violence Develops and Where It Can Lead by Heinrich Böll, Leila Vennewitz (Translator)
bookshelves: radio-4, autumn-2012, fradio, published-1974, nobel-laureate, shortstory-shortstories-novellas Recommended for: BBC radio listeners Read on October 19, 2012 http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/...BBC blurb: A brilliant exploration of the corrosive impact of tabloid journalism on o...
Emamemi
Emamemi rated it
The voice of this novel was something new to me: it is written in the form of a report, apparently reserved and unbiased, which presents the slow but effective process of Katharina Blum's public humiliation by police and press. It all begins with a murder (I'm not sure this may be considered a spoil...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.0 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum : Or How Violence Develops and Where It Can Lead (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
Boll's short scathing attack on how the media creates the news instead of, as it claims, just reporting it (I've refused to read "news" magazines for years because of just this fact). Since its 1974 the newspapers are the primary focus but you can transfer this to almost any "news" organization (th...
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