This is a slipcased hardback edition of Hans Fallada's bestselling novel, translated by Michael Hofmann, with the original first Penguin edition artwork. 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...
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'An unrivalled and vivid portrait of life in wartime Berlin'. - Philip Kerr
Berlin, 1940. The city is paralysed by fear. But one man refuses to be scared.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. A slight tan to the page edges. A few small marks to the page edges. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006703677
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR006945878
Book Description London Penguin Fiction 2009, 2009. Book Condition: As New. 8vo. Published in the Penguin Classics series and First Edition Thus in an illustrated card slipcase. Still in shrinkwrap. A book in Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 102523
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Alone in Berlin. Bookseller Inventory # Grb1561948