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Berlin Alexanderplatz : the story of Franz Biberkopf

Author: Alfred Döblin; Eugène Jolas
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2004.
Series: Continuum impacts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Berlin Alexanderplatz is one of the masterpieces of modern European literature and the first German novel to adopt the technique of James Joyce. It tells the story of Franz Biberkopf, who, on being released from prison, is confronted with the poverty, unemployment, crime and burgeoning Nazism of 1920s Germany. As Franz struggles to survive in this world, fate teases him with a little pleasure before cruelly turning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Döblin; Eugène Jolas
ISBN: 0826477895 9780826477897
OCLC Number: 57054408
Notes: Originally published in 1961.
Description: vii, 378 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Continuum impacts.
Other Titles: Berlin Alexanderplatz.
Responsibility: Alfred Döblin ; translated by Eugene Jolas ; foreword by Alexander Stephan.
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Tells the story of Franz Biberkopt, who, on being released from prison is confronted with the proverty, unemployment, crime and burgeoning Nazism of 1920s Germany. As Franz struggles to survive in  Read more...

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