Deutschland, Deutschland

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News that Angela Merkel’s secured a fourth term as Germany’s Chancellor cements her position as Europe’s most experienced leader, and the de-facto voice of reason in global politics. But Germany has an intriguing, fractured past – which is reflected in books written in it, and about it.
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    In this authentic East German tragi-comedy, dance with Gabriela, the daughter of a famous surgeon and a society hostess, as she recounts the failures that have left her living under a canal bridge.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland10 months ago
    A fictionalised memoir capturing West Germany in the early sixties through the eyes of a seven-year-old East German refugee with an abusive father, emotionally absent mother, a copy of H.G. Wells’s ‘The Time Machine’ and a globe — illuminated.
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    Crossing paths on the streets of Berlin, 10th June 1927, a host of historical figures and a cast of invented, interwar, everyday people come to life amidst the rising tide of populism.
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    Surveying the structural demands of his professional life, the architecture of immigration and the foundations of his own relationship, a young Irish engineer builds a new life in Germany.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland2 years ago
    An American DJ in Berlin. Doubletakes all round.
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    The untold story of a clockmaker's attempt to kill Hitler: to prevent the Second World War.
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    The Hess family thought they'd managed to shake off Anti-German sentiment in America. But things take a turn when war breaks out in Europe once again.
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    Art. Music. Anarchy. Welcome to the new Berlin.
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    Germany in full. Abridged.
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    A detective sets out to solve the murder of a Nazi scientist's brother in a divided Berlin, two years after the war ends.
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    A New York Times Bestseller: The incredible but little-known true story of the Jews who went underground in Nazi Berlin at the height of World War II — and lived to tell the tale.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland3 years ago
    When a Stasi officer is assigned a surveillance task, he quickly becomes absorbed in the minutiae of his subject’s lives: a playwright and his actress girlfriend. But when it transpires his assignment isn’t what it first appeared, he begins to question his loyalties.
    Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    O, Tannenbaum! An intriguing look at the evolution of Christmas traditions in Germany; from tribal pagan beginnings through to consumerist excesses, along with ways in which this favourite holiday was hijacked by propagandists during the war.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    A well-crafted collection of short stories looking at life on both sides of the infamous barrier that once divided Berlin, as well as some very human stories of those trapped in the Jewish ghettos.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    The lines between fact and fiction blur in this memoir of small town life in Germany in the years following World War 2.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    Moving to Germany? Doing business there? Want to appease your new German in-laws with an array of facts about their great nation? Start here.
    Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    A moment in time captured by an astute observer. Experience the German capital during the Golden Years of the Weimar Republic.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    Observe the splendour of Deutschland! From Bavarian forests to the tree-lined boulevards of Berlin — this coffee table photo album has them all.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfDeutschland, Deutschland4 years ago
    Subhead says it all: Stories from behind the Berlin Wall. We'd presume the author means the Eastern side… but who can say for sure?
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    Goethe's version of a classic Teutonic tale, in which a man abandons a pious and intellectual life for easy access to pleasures of the flesh. All he has to do is strike a deal with the devil…
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