The Tower: Tales from a Lost Country

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In derelict Dresden a cultivated, middle-class family does all it can to cope amid the Communist downfall. This striking tapestry of the East German experience is told through the tangled lives of a soldier, surgeon, nurse and publisher. With evocative detail, Uwe Tellkamp masterfully reveals the myriad perspectives of the time as people battled for individuality, retreated to nostalgia, chose to conform, or toed the perilous line between East and West. Poetic, heartfelt and dramatic, The Tower vividly resurrects the sights ...

The Tower: Tales from a Lost Country 2016, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141979250

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The Tower: Tales from a Lost Country 2014, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241004579

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