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Alone in Berlin

Author: Hans Fallada; Michael Hofmann; Geoff Wilkes
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Classics, 2009.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear. At the house on 55 Jablonski Strasse, its various occupants try to live under Nazi rule in their different ways: the bullying Hitler loyalists the Persickes, the retired judge Fromm and the unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel. Then the Quangels receive the news that their beloved son has been killed fighting in France. Shocked out of their quiet existence, they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Thrillers (Fiction)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fallada, Hans, 1893-1947.
Alone in Berlin.
London ; New York : Penguin Classics, 2009
(OCoLC)671470161
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Fallada; Michael Hofmann; Geoff Wilkes
ISBN: 9780141908731 0141908734
OCLC Number: 707390205
Language Note: Translated from the German Jeder stirbt für sich allein, first published with title: Every man dies alone.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I. The Qunagels ---
Part II. The Gestapo ---
Part III. Things begin to go against the Qunagels ---
Part IV. The end ----
Afterword by Geoff Wilkes ---
The trus story behind Alone in Berlin and the Gestapo file.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Jeder stirbt für sich allein.
Responsibility: Hans Fallada ; translated by Michael Hofmann, with an afterword by Geoff Wilkes.

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Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear. At the house on 55 Jablonski Strasse, its various occupants try to live under Nazi rule in their different ways: the bullying Hitler loyalists the  Read more...

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Fallada assembles a cast of vivid low-life characters, stoolies, thieves and whores -- James Buchan * Guardian * Visceral, chilling ... has the suspense of a Le Carre novel * New Yorker * A classic Read more...

 
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