Born June 17,1922, in Warendorf, Westphalia. German writer (Federal Republic of Germany [FRG]).
Schallück was raised in a Catholic family. After World War II he studied philosophy, history, and art at the universities of Münster and Cologne. His novels If It Were Possible to Stop Lying (1951), Arrival at Zero Hours Twelve Minutes (1953), and The Invisible Gate (1957) and the short-story collection White Flags in April (1955) are devoted to young people and portray the negative effects of fascism on the social atmosphere of the FRG. Schallück’s other literary works include the tragicomic novel Don Quixote in Cologne (1967) and critical essays. A member of Group 47, Schallück has won several West German literary prizes.
WORKSIn Russian translation:
Engel’bert Reineke. Moscow, 1964.