Berlin 1936

Sixteen Days in August
 
 
Vintage (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 6. Juni 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 310 Seiten
978-1-78470-542-8 (ISBN)
 
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Besetzung: Akkordeon & diatonische Handharmonika
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Oliver Hilmes studied history, politics and psychology in Paris, Marburg and Potsdam, and holds a doctorate in twentieth-century history. His books include Malevolent Muse: The Life of Alma Mahler, Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth and Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar. Berlin 1936 was a top-ten bestseller on publication in Germany.
"Engrossing" -- Matt Chilton, **Books of the Year** * Daily Telegraph * "Eighty years after the events it depicts, Berlin 1936 is a small masterpiece - you actually feel like you were there... The book was originally in German, but Jefferson Chase's translation is so perfectly judged, you'd never even notice" -- Marcus Berkmann * Daily Mail, **Books of the Year** * "Entertaining... A vivid collage of vignettes gleaned from diaries, police reports, snippets from newspapers, and so on. It dances from comedy to tragedy, from the ironic to the sinister, to give a picture of a darkening Germany... Hilmes has an eye for incidental detail." -- Robbie Millen * The Times * "A German historian charts the Berlin Olympics day by day through a series of memorable vignettes of life under Nazism. Hilmes' deceptively jaunty, even comic tone echoes that of the Games themselves" -- Simon Kuper * Financial Times, **Books of the Year** * "This book reads like a tourist guide to a city on the eve of destruction" -- Gerard DeGroot * The Times, **Books of the Year** *

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