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Berlin Stories (New York Review Books Classics)

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Description: A New York Review Books Original In 1905 the young Swiss writer Robert Walser arrived in Berlin to join his older brother Karl, already an important stage-set designer, and immediately threw himself into the vibrant social and cultural life of the city. Berlin Stories collects his alternately celebratory, droll, and satirical observations on every aspect of the bustling German capital, from its theaters, cabarets, paintersโ€™ galleries, and literary salons, to the metropolitan street, markets, the Tiergarten, rapid-service restaurants, and the electric tram. Originally appearing in literary magazines as well as the feuilleton s ... (more)
Manufacturer: NYRB Classics
Release date: 24 January 2012
ISBN-10 : 1590174542 | ISBN-13: 9781590174548
Tags: German (1), Short Stories (1), Swiss Literature (1), NYRB (1)
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