Since its first publication in 1933, this novel has become a world classic. It provides a vivid, poignant picture of life in Germany just before Hitler's takeover and focuses on a young married couple struggling to survive in the country's nightmarish inflation.Since its first publication in 1933, this novel has become a world classic. It provides a vivid, poignant picture of life in Germany just before Hitler's takeover and focuses on a young married couple struggling to survive in the country's nightmarish inflation.Read Less
Fair. Book has noticeable wear, but is still very usable. Interior appears free from markings. SHIPS W/IN 24 HOURS! FREE INSURANCE! Fast & Personal Support! Careful Packaging. No Hassle, Full Refund Return Policy!
Very Good. Trade paperback, second printing thus, 383 pages; tiny bump to front top extending to about page 35, other light shelf wear, but uncreased, appears unread, ink signature, otherwise very clean and unmarked.
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Fair/No Jacket. Spine is cocked, sunned. Bumping/chipping, tanning, soiling and foxing on covers. Previous owner's name present. Fair condition. Moderate to heavy shelf wear or edge wear on covers and spine. Books in Fair condition most likely will have markings or highlights on pages or binding defects. (EE54)
Fair. No Dustjacket. 1934. 441 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pages are clean throughout with regular light foxing. Crack to hinge inside front board. Rear endpaper foxed. Binding in reasonable condition with some lean. Spine ends and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine tanned and marked.
Hard to see why readers find so fascinating or noteworthy this routine story of a young couple trying to make it in pre-WW II Germany. There's not much reference to the influence of Naziism. Lots of dialogue makes the story readable enough, but there's little action or suspense in it. Fallada's other book, Every Man Dies Alone, is far more interesting and exciting1
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