Alone in Berlin (Penguin Modern Classics) Book

Its 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 son has been killed.Read More

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    Berlin in 1940 is a city filled with fear. The various occupants of the house on 55 Jablonksi Strasse are trying to live under Nazi rule in extremely different ways. These residents are the bullying Hitler loyalists the Persickes, the retired judge Fromm and unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel, who receive the devastating news that their beloved son has been killed fighting in France. The Quangels are shocked out of their quiet existence by this news and begin a silent campaign of defence, entering into a deadly game of cat and mouse with ambitious Gestapo inspector Escherich. Petty criminals become involved and the Quangels find themselves involved in a web of deception, betrayal and murder. Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada is an incredibly moving human story full of deceit and intrigue.

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    Its 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 begin a silent campaign of defiance and a deadly game of cat and mouse develops between the Quangels and the ambitious Gestapo inspector Escherich. When petty criminals Kluge and Borkhausen also become involved deception betrayal and murder ensue tightening the noose around the Quangels' necks...

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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...

  • Penguin

    Hans Fallada's Alone in Berlin begins in Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear.

  • Pickabook

    Hans Fallada, Michael Hofmann (Trans)

  • 014118938X
  • 9780141189383
  • Hans Fallada
  • 28 January 2010
  • Penguin Classics
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 608

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