Berlin: A Literary Guide for Travellers (Literary Guides for by Paul Sullivan PDF

By Paul Sullivan

positioned on the epicentre of recent Europe’s most important and turbulent occasions, Berlin has lengthy held a magnetic appeal for writers. From nineteenth-century authors recording the city’s dramatic transition from Prussian Hauptstadt to German capital after 1871 and the modernist intellectuals of the Weimar interval, to the resistance writers courageous sufficient to put in writing in the course of the darkish years of the Nazi period and those that captured lifestyles on either side of the divided urban, a physique of literature has emerged that unearths Berlin’s ever-shifting id. on the grounds that 1989, Berlin has once more develop into a crucible of creativity, serving as either muse and sanctuary for a brand new new release of writers who usually declare it as one of the main interesting towns within the world.

Berlin: A Literary advisor for guests illuminates a few of the most interesting writing in and approximately Berlin. Spanning greater than two hundred years of neighborhood lifestyles and literature, it beneficial properties German authors as different as Goethe, Nietzsche, Marx, Hermann Hesse and Joseph Roth and a kaleidoscope of recognized overseas names similar to Mark Twain, Philip Hensher, Walter Benjamin and Christopher Isherwood. it's also a novel advisor to a few of the easiest points of interest, so much bright neighbourhoods and best-kept neighborhood secrets and techniques that this particular urban has to offer.

‘A wealthy and discovered spouse for each lover of Berlin; bursting with anecdote and alive with historical past.  A must.’ Rory MacLean, writer of Berlin: think a City

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