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Alexanderplatz, Berlin : the story of Franz Biberkopf

Author: Alfred Döblin; Eugène Jolas
Publisher: New York : Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., [1968] ©1931
Series: Milestone readings in world literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This novel 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 on him.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Döblin; Eugène Jolas
OCLC Number: 229351
Description: 635 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Milestone readings in world literature
Other Titles: Berlin Alexanderplatz.
Responsibility: Alfred Döblin ; translated into the American by Eugene Jolas.

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This novel 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 on him.

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