Alone in Berlin By (author) Hans Fallada

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Its Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear. At the house on 55 Jablonski Strasse, its various occupants try to live under Nazi rule in their different ways: the bullying Hitler loyalists the Persickes, the retired judge Fromm and the unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel. Then the Quangels receive the news that their beloved son has been killed fighting in France. Shocked out of their quiet existence, they begin a silent campaign of defiance, and a deadly game of cat and mouse develops between the Quangels and the ambitious Gestapo inspector Escherich. When petty criminals Kluge and Borkhausen also become involved, deception, betrayal and murder ensue, tightening the noose around the Quangels' necks...

Format: Paperback | 608 pages
Dimensions: 127mm x 201mm x 28mm | 408g
Publication date: 1 May 2010
Publication City/Country: London
ISBN 10: 014118938X
ISBN 13: 9780141189383
Illustrations note: black & white illustrations