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By Paul Sullivan

positioned on the epicentre of contemporary Europe’s most vital and turbulent occasions, Berlin has lengthy held a magnetic appeal for writers. From nineteenth-century authors recording the city’s dramatic transition from Prussian Hauptstadt to German capital after 1871 and the modernist intellectuals of the Weimar interval, to the resistance writers courageous adequate to jot down in the course of the darkish years of the Nazi period and those that captured existence on each side of the divided urban, a physique of literature has emerged that unearths Berlin’s ever-shifting identification. on account that 1989, Berlin has over again develop into a crucible of creativity, serving as either muse and sanctuary for a brand new new release of writers who frequently declare it as one of the main interesting towns within the world.

Berlin: A Literary consultant for visitors illuminates a few of the most interesting writing in and approximately Berlin. Spanning greater than two hundred years of neighborhood lifestyles and literature, it good points German authors as various as Goethe, Nietzsche, Marx, Hermann Hesse and Joseph Roth and a kaleidoscope of well-known foreign names similar to Mark Twain, Philip Hensher, Walter Benjamin and Christopher Isherwood. it's also a novel consultant to a few of the easiest attractions, so much vivid neighbourhoods and best-kept neighborhood secrets and techniques that this particular urban has to offer.

‘A wealthy and discovered significant other for each lover of Berlin; bursting with anecdote and alive with background.  A must.’ Rory MacLean, writer of Berlin: think a City

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