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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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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.
Wall, Jurek Becker
Jurek Becker
Wall
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The lines between fact and fiction blur in this memoir of small town life in Germany in the years following World War 2.
The Room, Andreas Maier
Andreas Maier
The Room
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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.
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A moment in time captured by an astute observer. Experience the German capital during the Golden Years of the Weimar Republic.
In Berlin, Franz Hessel
Franz Hessel
In Berlin
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Observe the splendour of Deutschland! From Bavarian forests to the tree-lined boulevards of Berlin – this coffee table photo album has them all.
Germany, Just Pictures
Just Pictures
Germany
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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?
Stasiland, Anna Funder
Anna Funder
Stasiland
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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...
Faust: a Tragedy, Translated from German, Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe
Faust: a Tragedy, Translated from German
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The subject of this book needs little introduction. Remnants of the concrete barrier which once divided a city remain present as visual reminders across Berlin nearly thirty years after it was pulled down. But its story is just as relevant today.
The Berlin Wall, Frederick Taylor
Frederick Taylor
The Berlin Wall
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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.
Christmas in Germany, Joe Perry
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Another much-admired work of German literature, 'Woyzeck' stands out as a reflection of the time in which it was written: although it was never actually completed by Buchner.
Woyzeck, Georg Büchner
Georg Büchner
Woyzeck
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