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Heinz G Konsalik

(Heinz Günther Konsalik)
Germany (1921 - 1999)

Heinz G. Konsalik (pseudonym of Heinz Günther) was a German novelist.

Many of his books deal with war and showed the German human side of things as experienced by their soldiers and families at home, for instance Das geschenkte Gesicht (The mutilated face) which deals with a German soldier's recovery after his sledge ran over a personnel mine and destroyed his face, and how this affected his relationship with his wife at home. It places no judgment on the German position in the war and simply deals with human beings in often desperate situations, doing what they were forced to do under German military law. Der Arzt von Stalingrad (The Doctor of Stalingrad) made him famous and was adapted as a movie in 1958. Some 83 million copies sold of his 155 novels made him the most popular German novelist of the postwar era and many of his novels were translated and sold through book clubs. He is buried in Cologne.
Love on the Don
   1. Deep Waters (1979)
   2. Against the Tide (1980)
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   The Naked Earth (1961)
   Mask My Agony (1964)
   Doctor of Stalingrad (1975)
   Angel of the Damned (1975)
   Highway to Hell (1976)
   Straf-Battalion 999 (1976)
   They Fell from the Sky (1977)
   The Heart of the 6th Army (1977)
   The Last Carpathian Wolf (1978)
   Front-line Theatre (1978)
   Skies Over Kazakstan (1978)
   The Damned of the Taiga (1978)
   The Changed Face (1979)
   War Bride (1979)
   Doctor Erica Werner (1979)
   Private Hell (1979)
   Summer with Danica (1979)
   Natasha (1979)
   Desert Doctor (1979)
   I Confess (1980)
   Ravishing Doctor (1980)
   The Heiress (1980)
   Certified Insane (1980)
     aka Bitter Heritage
   Strike Force 10 (1981)
   Without Prejudice (1982)
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