Modefarve Berlin Literary Guide For Travellers by Sullivan Paul Krueger Marcel F1tylakA

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'Berlin is a city forever in the process of becoming never being and so it lives more powerfully in the imagination.' Rory Maclean 'Berlin - Imagine a City'.Located at the epicentre of some of modern Europe's most significant and turbulent events Berlin has long held a magnetic attraction for writers.From 19th century authors recording the city's dramatic transition from Prussian Hauptstadt to German capital after 1871 and the modernist intellectuals of the Weimar period to the resistance writers brave enough to write during the dark years of the Nazi era and those who captured life on both sides of the divided city a body of literature has emerged that reveals Berlin's ever-shifting identity. Since 1989 Berlin has yet again become a crucible of creativity serving as both muse and sanctuary for a new generation of writers who regularly claim it as one of the most exciting cities in the world.This unique and engaging book functions as an introduction to some of the finest writing in and about the city as well as a guide to some of its best sights and vibrant neighbourhoods.Spanning more than 200 years of local life and literature it features German authors as diverse as E.T. A. Hoffmann Joseph Roth Jorg Fauser and Christa Wolf as well as a slew of famous international names such as Mark Twain Philip Hensher and Chloe Aridjis.