Published to coincide with the revival of "Cabaret", now opening on Broadway, "Goodbye To Berlin" is the original story of the chanteuse heroine Sally Bowles. Isherwood ironically captures life in Weimar Berlin, a city infamous for its flourishing demimonde and violent politics.
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First published in 1939, this novel obliquely evokes the gathering storm of Berlin before and during the rise to power of the Nazis. Events are seen through the eyes of a series of individuals, whose lives are all about to be ruined.Review:
"A great talent" ( Guardian)
"Isherwood is a master of the emotionally cathartic moment, funny and perspicacious" ( Evening Standard)
"A masterpiece" ( The Economist)
"[A] reminder of a bygone era, powerfully capturing the energy and sleaze of Weimar-era Berlin" ( Independent)
"Reading this novel is much like overhearing anecdotes in a crowded bar while history knocks impatiently at the windows" (John Sutherland Guardian, 1000 novels everyone must read)
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