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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin - Hans Fallada

bookshelves: translation, summer-2010, wwii, germany, published-1947

Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Surprise gift from Carey Combe - squee
Read from June 04 to 15, 2010




Translated by Michael Hofmann, with an afterword by Geoff Wilkes. I'm reading through fingers as the oppression fair leaps off the page.

Opening: SOME BAD NEWS - The postwoman Eva Kluge slowly climbs the steps of 55 Jablonski Strasse.

This is my book nomination in support of The Hydra Movement started by Manny.

 

ETA: That link to Manny's review doesn't work because he had the review removed by the grrrramazon monster.