Books set in Germany (115)


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A Woman in Berlin : Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary by Marta Hillers EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among its residents. She tells of the shameful indignities to which women in a conquered city are always subject.

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Adam y Evelyn by Ingo Schulze ES

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Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
A las mujeres les gusta Adam porque él les corta vestidos que las hacen hermosas y deseables. A Adam le gustan las mujeres guapas. Cuando llevan sus creaciones, Adam las desea a todas y, a pesar de ello, ama a Evelyn. Un caluroso día de agosto de 1989, ésta lo pilla con una de sus clientas. En lugar de irse de viaje con Adam, tal como estaba previsto, Evelyn se marcha a Balatón, en Hungría, con una amiga y su primo del Oeste. Pero Adam decide seguirlos. Por Evelyn, Adam sería capaz de ir al fin del mundo; y tal vez tenga que hacerlo, pues Hungría quiere abrir las fronteras al Oeste. La huida p... continue

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Alias Anna : A True Story of Outwitting the Nazis by Susan Hood, Greg Dawson EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
The moving true story of how young Ukrainian Jewish piano prodigies Zhanna (alias "Anna") and her sister Frina outplayed their pursuers while hiding in plain sight during the Holocaust. A middle grade nonfiction novel-in-verse by award-winning author Susan Hood with Greg Dawson (Zhanna's son). She wouldn't be Zhanna. She'd use an alias. A for Anna. A for alive. When the Germans invade Ukraine, Zhanna, a young Jewish girl, must leave behind her friends, her freedom, and her promising musical future at the world's top conservatory. With no time to say goodbye, Zhanna, her sister Frina, and their... continue

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque EN

Rating: 4 (17 votes)
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
One by one the boys begin to fall...In 1914, a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth, they sign up. What follows is the moving story of a young 'unknown soldier' experiencing the horror and disillusionment of life in the trenches.

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Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
Inspired by a true story, Hans Fallada's Alone in Berlin is the gripping tale of an ordinary man's determination to defy the tyranny of Nazi rule. 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, ... continue

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Berlin - Lieblingsorte by Bettina Rust DE

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
A collection of the author's favorite places in Berlin, written as short stories. You love Berlin and know the extraordinary city on the Spree like the back of your hand? You’ll be surprised by how much is still waiting to be discovered! This book will take you to places that may soon become some of your favourites and where you’ll want to return over and over again. What would a perfect day in Berlin look like? Start off with a panorama view of the city from the ‘Skyline’ canteen on the 20th floor of the Technical University. Afterwards make your way to the t... continue

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Berlin Alexanderplatz : The Story of Franz Biberkopf by Alfred Döblin EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland
Description:
Alfred Döblin (1878-1957) studied medicine in Berlin and specialized in the treatment of nervous diseases. Along with his experiences as a psychiatrist in the workers' quarter of Berlin, his writing was inspired by the work of Holderlin, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche and was first published in the literary magazine, Der Sturm. Associated with the Expressionist literary movement in Germany, he is now recognized as on of the most important modern European novelists. Berlin Alexanderplatz is one of the masterpieces of modern European literature and the first German novel to adopt the technique of Ja... continue

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Best European Fiction 2011 (Best European Fiction) by Aleksandar Hemon, Various EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
“Best European Fiction is an exhilarating read.”—Time The launch of Dalkey’s Best European Fiction series was nothing short of phenomenal, with wide-ranging coverage in international media such as Time magazine, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Financial Times, and the Guardian; glowing reviews and interviews in print and online magazines such as the Believer, Bookslut, Paste, and the Huffington Post; radio interviews with editor Aleksandar Hemon on NPR stations in the US and BBC Radio 3 and 4 in the UK; and a terrific response from booksellers, who made Best European ... continue


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Blackout : A Novel by Marc Elsberg EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Description:
"Fast, tense, thrilling -- and timely: this will happen one day. Highly recommended." --Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series This is no accident. This is no act of God. This is Blackout. A terrifyingly plausible million-copy selling debut disaster thriller. When the lights go out one night, no one panics. Not yet. The lights always come back on soon, don't they? Surely it's a glitch, a storm, a malfunction. But something seems strange about this night. Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electrical grids collapse. There is no power, anywhere. ... continue