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Why is this important writer known for only one of his many works? Come with us Beyond Alexanderplatz, to explore Döblin’s wider legacy – in English!

 

 

Why is this important writer known for only one of his many works? Come with us Beyond Alexanderplatz, to explore Döblin’s wider legacy – in English!

Wallenstein Book 3

  This third part of the epic novel moves along at a cracking pace. Döblin's mastery of his source materials enables him to link surface actions with underlying politics; he imbues his narrative with strong authorial judgements conveyed by deft turns of phrase....

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Wallenstein Introduction (2)

How Döblin burrows down beneath the historical facts to a deeper reality of life and meaning, and shapes his wild heap of material using a cinematic imagination.   Download Book the First: Maximilian of Bavaria (PDG 1.3MB) Download Book the Second: Bohemia (PDF 1.3MB)...

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Wallenstein Introduction 1

‘The historical novel is firstly a novel, and secondly no history... People ask, who bothers with the Thirty Years War? I couldn’t agree more. Until now I’ve never bothered myself about it.' This massive epic fiction transmutes the factual historical background into a...

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