Alone in Berlin (Slipcase Edition)
by Hans Fallada, Michael Hofmann
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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Inspired by a true story, Hans Fallada is Alone in Berlin is gripping, the story of an ordinary man’s determination to defy the tyranny of Nazi domination.This Penguin Classics edition contains a postface by Geoff Wilkes, as well as facsimiles of the original Gestapo file original that inspired the novelBerlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fearAt home on 55 Jablonski Strasse, his various occupants try to live under Nazi occupation, in their different ways: Hitler’s loyalist intimidation of the Persickes, retired judge Fromm and the modest couple Otto and Anna Quangel.Then the Quangels receive the news that their beloved son was killed while fighting in FranceShocked by their quiet existence, they begin a silence of the campaign of mistrust, and a deadly game of cat and mouse develops between the Quangels and the most ambitious of the Gestapo Inspector Escherich.When petty criminals Kluge and Borkhausen as well, the cheating, betrayal and murder of resulting from it, the tightening of the vice around the Quangels couIf you enjoyed alone in Berlin, you could, as John Steinbeck from The Moon is also available in Penguin Modern Classics.One of the most extraordinary and convincing novels about the Second World War.Never’ Alan Furst’ Terrifica fast, important and cleverly nodding and cleverly gripping movement thriller “Irish Times An unequalled and living portrait of life in Berlin wartime” by Philip Kerr To read Fallada’s testament to the darkest years of the twentieth century is to be accompanied by a wise, dark ghost who grabbed us at the shoulder and whispered in the ear:”this is how it used to be”.That’s what happened” The New York Times
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