Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sven Hassel, R. I. P.

guardian.co.uk: Sven Hassel, who has died aged 95, wrote 14 massively popular novels about life in the wartime German army. His books – including Legion of the Damned, Monte Cassino and Liquidate Paris – have been translated into 25 languages and Hassel found his biggest success in the UK, where readers consumed 15m of his worldwide total of 53m books sold.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous3:04 PM

    So...in England they eat his books rather than reading them?

    Interesting.

    Jeff

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