I wanted to read Huxley’s Island but it was out so I got the next best thing: The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood. I say ’next best thing‘ but what I mean is Isherwood is the next author on the HU library shelf and I see him every time I go to get out a Huxley. 138 weitere Wörter
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Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929) by Alfred Döblin
The context behind Berlin Alexanderplatz, according to Döblin, was that there isn’t much difference between a criminal and an average person. 965 weitere Wörter
More than a hundred years after its first publication in German, NYRB Editions has released the collection “Bright Magic: Stories”—edited and translated by Damien Searls and with an introduction by Günter Grass—which allows us to read Alfred Döblin’s early expressionistic work along with some later fables and “incomprehensible stories”. 3.419 weitere Wörter
Two young doctors around 1910 at Krankenhaus am Urban, Alfred Döblin and Erna Reiss.
Their marriage meant that one of the two was obliged to give up their post as relationships among staff were not so much discouraged or frowned upon as outright forbidden. 46 weitere Wörter