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The Berlin novels: by Christopher Isherwood.

The Berlin novels: by Christopher Isherwood.
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ISBN 9781448113385 (Overdrive: electronic bk.)
Author Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 author, writer of preface.
Title The Berlin novels [electronic resource] / by Christopher Isherwood.
Publisher/Date London Vintage Classic, 2010.
Pagination etc. 1 online resource.
Contents note Downloadable eBook.
Mr Norris changes trains. Originally published: London: Methuen, 1935 -- Goodbye to Berlin. Originally published: London: Methuen, 1939.
Summary Note First published in the 1930s, The Berlin Stories contains two astonishing related novels, The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin, which are recognized today as classics of modern fiction. Isherwood magnificently captures 1931 Berlin: charming, with its avenues and caf s; marvelously grotesque, with its nightlife and dreamers; dangerous, with its vice and intrigue; powerful and seedy, with its mobs and millionaires this is the period when Hitler was beginning his move to power. The Berlin Stories is inhabited by a wealth of characters: the unforgettable Sally Bowles, whose misadventures in the demimonde were popularized on the American stage and screen by Julie Harris in I Am A Camera and Liza Minnelli in Cabaret; Mr. Norris, the improbable old debauchee mysteriously caught between the Nazis and the Communists; plump Fr ulein Schroeder, who thinks an operation to reduce the scale of her B ste might relieve her heart palpitations; and the distinguished and doomed Jewish family, the Landauers.
Subject Berlin (Germany) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Autobiographical fiction.
Electronic books.
Added Author Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 Last of Mr. Norris.
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 Goodbye to Berlin.
Added title Last of Mr. Norris.
Goodbye to Berlin.
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