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Author Fallada, Hans, 1893-1947.

Title Alone in Berlin / Hans Fallada ; translated by Michael Hofmann
Edition [Paperback edition]
Published London : Penguin, 2009

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 MELB  830.912 F1943 A6/A  AVAILABLE
Description 588 pages ; 20 cm
regular print
Series Penguin modern classics
Penguin modern classics.
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
Summary Otto, an ordinary German living in a shabby apartment block, tries to stay out of trouble under Nazi rule. But when he discovers his only son has been killed fighting at the front he's shocked into an extraordinary act of resistance, and starts to drop anonymous postcards attcking Hitler across the city. If caught, he will be executed. Soon this silent campaign comes to the attention of ambitious gestapo inspector Escherich, and a murderous game of cat and mouse begins. Whoever loses pays with their life
Notes First published in 1947 as: Jeder stirbt fur sich allein
Translated from the German
Audience General (US: Trade)
Notes Translated from the German
Subject Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany -- Berlin -- Fiction.
Anti-Nazi movement.
Suspense fiction, German.
Berlin (Germany) -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction.
Author Hofmann, Michael, 1957 August 25-
ISBN 014118938X (paperback)
9780141189383 (paperback)