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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 29 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century by Roland Schimmelpfennig
    One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century - by Roland Schimmelpfennig

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857056979 | ISBN 10: 0857056972

    One clear, ice-cold January morning shortly after dawn, a wolf crosses the border between Poland and Germany. His trail leads all the way to Berlin, connecting the lives of disparate individuals whose paths intersect and diverge.   On an icy m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck
    Go, Went, Gone - by Jenny Erpenbeck

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846276224 | ISBN 10: 1846276225

    Translated by Susan Bernofsky.  One of the great contemporary European writers takes on Europe's biggest issue.  Richard has spent his life as a university professor, immersed in the world of books and ideas, but now he is retired, hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Die in Spring by Ralf Rothmann
    To Die in Spring - by Ralf Rothmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509812868 | ISBN 10: 1509812865

    "[To Die in Spring] holds its own against [Günter] Grass and [Erich Maria] Remarque; it is an excellent work, and one deserving of its wide readership."(Guardian) Walter Urban and Friedrich ‘Fiete’ Caroli work side by side as hands on a dairy ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada
    Memoirs of a Polar Bear - by Yoko Tawada

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846276323 | ISBN 10: 1846276322

    Three bears.  The first, a diligent memoirist whose unlikely success forces her to flee Soviet Russia.  The second, her daughter, a skilled dancer in an East Berlin circus.   The third, Knut, a baby bear born and raised in Berl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden
    Nightmare in Berlin - by Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911344506 | ISBN 10: 1911344501

    Available for the first time in English, here is an unforgettable portrayal by a master novelist of the physical and psychological devastation wrought in the homeland by Hitler’s war.   Late April, 1945. The war is over yet Dr Doll, a loner and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jews Queers Germans by Martin Duberman
    Jews Queers Germans - by Martin Duberman

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609807382 | ISBN 10: 1609807383

    A historical novel about Kaiser Wilhelm’s closest circle of friends — all of them gay — at the dawn of the 20th century by the author of Stonewall.   A breathtaking historical novel by Martin Duberman that recreates the intimate milieu arou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada
    Little Man, What Now? - by Hans Fallada

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911545033 | ISBN 10: 1911545035

    Written just before the Nazis came to power, this darkly enchanting novel tells the simple story of a young couple trying to eke out a devent life amidst an economic crisis that’s transforming their country into a place of anger and despair. It was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blood Brothers by Ernst Haffner, translated by Michael Hofmann
    Blood Brothers - by Ernst Haffner, translated by Michael Hofmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099594048 | ISBN 10: 0099594048

    Blood Brothers is the only known novel by German social worker and journalist Ernst Haffner, of whom nearly all traces were lost during the course of the Second World War.   Told in stark, unsparing detail, Haffner's story delves into the ill ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stealing the Future: An East German Spy Thriller by Max Hertzberg
    Stealing the Future: An East German Spy Thriller - by Max Hertzberg

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993324703 | ISBN 10: 0993324703

    Behind the Berlin Wall, dissident turned investigator Martin Grobe is on the trail of a killer - but is there something bigger at stake?   After forty years of dictatorship it's time for a change. The 1989 revolution in East Germany led to eco ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Emperor Waltz by Philip Hensher
    The Emperor Waltz - by Philip Hensher

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007459599 | ISBN 10: 0007459599

    The Emperor Waltz is a single novel with three narrative strands: fourth-century Rome, 1920s Germany, and 1980s London. In each place, a small coterie is closely connected and separated from the larger world. In each story, the larger world regards t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tiger Milk by Stefanie de Velasco
    Tiger Milk - by Stefanie de Velasco

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781857458 | ISBN 10: 1781857458

    'We need to practise for later on, for real life. We need to know everything so nobody can ever mess with us.'   Nini and Jameelah are best friends forever. This summer they're going to grow up. Together. On their terms. But things don't alway ... more

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  • Cover image of book Munich Airport by Greg Baxter
    Munich Airport - by Greg Baxter

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241969984 | ISBN 10: 0241969980

    An American expat in London takes a phone call. The caller is a German policewoman, and the news she has to convey to him is almost incomprehensible: his sister, Miriam, has been found dead in her Berlin flat, of starvation.   Three weeks late ... more

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  • Cover image of book Look Who
    Look Who's Back - by Timur Vermes, translated by Jamie Bulloch

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782067832 | ISBN 10: 1782067833

    Berlin, Summer 2011. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of open ground, alive and well. Things have changed no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognises his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman.   Peop ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gretel and the Dark by Eliza Granville
    Gretel and the Dark - by Eliza Granville

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241146460 | ISBN 10: 0241146461

    Gretel and the Dark is Eliza Granville's dazzling novel of darkness, evil - and hope. For fans of Markus Zusak's The Book Thief and Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth. Vienna, 1899. Josef Breuer - celebrated psychoanalyst - is about to enco ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spring of Kasper Meier by Ben Fergusson
    The Spring of Kasper Meier - by Ben Fergusson

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349139760 | ISBN 10: 0349139768

    Berlin, 1946. Everything is in short supply. Including the truth.   The war is over, but Berlin is a desolate sea of rubble. There is a shortage of everything: food, clothing, tobacco. The local population is scrabbling to get by. Kasper Meier ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Undertaking by Audrey Magee
    The Undertaking - by Audrey Magee

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782391050 | ISBN 10: 1782391053

    Shortlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 A soldier on the Russian Front marries a photograph of a woman he has never met. Hundreds of miles away in Berlin, the woman marries a photograph of the soldier. It is a contract of busi ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge
    In Times of Fading Light - by Eugen Ruge

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571288588 | ISBN 10: 0571288588

    A sweeping story of one family over fifty years and four generations in East Germany.  In Times of Fading Light begins in 2001 as Alexander Umnitzer, who has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer, leaves behind his ailing father to fly to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth
    The Wild Girl - by Kate Forsyth

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780749015572 | ISBN 10: 0749015578

    Once upon a time there were six sisters. The pretty one, the musical one, the clever one, the helpful one, the young one . . . And then there was the Wild one. Dortchen Wild has loved Wilhelm Grimm since she was a young girl. Under the forbidding sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl in Berlin by Elizabeth Wilson
    The Girl in Berlin - by Elizabeth Wilson

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846688270 | ISBN 10: 1846688272

    Be careful who you bring when you come in from the cold ...   Summer, 1951. Two suspected spies, Burgess and Maclean, have disappeared, and the nation is obsessed with their whereabouts. Speculation is at fever pitch when Colin Harris, a m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lighthouse by Alison Moore
    The Lighthouse - by Alison Moore

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907773174 | ISBN 10: 1907773177

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2012.  The Lighthouse begins on a North Sea ferry, on whose blustery outer deck stands Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday.   Spending hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons
    The English German Girl - by Jake Wallis Simons

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846972089 | ISBN 10: 1846972086

    Fifteen-year-old Rosa Klein slips out of Germany on a Kindertransport train to begin a new life in England. Charged with the task of securing a safe passage for her family, she vows that she will not rest until they are safe. But as war breaks out an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Auschwitz Violin by Maria Angels Anglada, translated by Martha Tennent
    The Auschwitz Violin - by Maria Angels Anglada, translated by Martha Tennent

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849019811 | ISBN 10: 1849019819

    An international sensation now available in English for the first time, The Auschwitz Violin is the unforgettable story of one man's refusal to surrender his dignity in the face of history's greatest atrocity. In the winter of 1991, at a concert in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Witch
    The Witch's Trinity - by Erika Mailman

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340962213 | ISBN 10: 0340962216

    Witch. Some words can kill.  Germany, 1507. In a time when famine is rife and panic spreading, people resort to desperate measures in order to survive.  When a visiting friar suggests that witchcraft is to blame for their failing crop ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homecoming by Bernard Schlink
    Homecoming - by Bernard Schlink

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780753823286 | ISBN 10: 0753823284

    When thirteen-year-old Peter discovers an old manuscript in his family home it instantly captivates him. The manuscript tells the compelling story of a German soldier's homecoming after escaping from a POW camp, but the document is incomplete, and Pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child of All Nations by Irmgard Keun, translated by Michael Hofmann
    Child of All Nations - by Irmgard Keun, translated by Michael Hofmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141188454 | ISBN 10: 0141188456

    "Nothing short of a revelation... I am still haunted by it."(Evening Standard) Because Kully's father has written the wrong things about his country, and because there might be a war coming (Kully's heard of some of the men involved, like Hitler, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carre
    A Most Wanted Man - by John Le Carre

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340977088 | ISBN 10: 0340977086

    A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an id ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (translator: Carol Brown Janeway)
    The Reader - by Bernhard Schlink (translator: Carol Brown Janeway)

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753823293 | ISBN 10: 0753823292

    For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unforgiving Years by Victor Serge
    The Unforgiving Years - by Victor Serge

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781590172476 | ISBN 10: 1590172477

    Unforgiving Years is a thrilling and terrifying journey into the disastrous, blazing core of the twentieth century. Victor Serge's final novel, here translated into English for the first time, is at once the most ambitious, bleakest, and most lyrical ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert
    The Dark Room - by Rachel Seiffert

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780099287179 | ISBN 10: 009928717x

    The Dark Room tells the stories of three ordinary Germans : Helmut, a young photographer in Berlin in the 1930s who uses his craft to express his patriotic fervour; Lore, a twelve-year-old girl who in 1945 guides her young siblings across a devastate ... more

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