DW book expert David Levitz on ′Berlin Alexanderplatz′ by Alfred Döblin | 100 German Must-Reads - a unique list of 100 works of German literature published in English | DW | 05.10.2018

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DW book expert David Levitz on 'Berlin Alexanderplatz' by Alfred Döblin

It's the Roaring Twenties in Berlin — and no longer the city that ex-convict Franz once knew. How's a guy to keep his nose clean in such a cesspool of sin? "Berlin Alexanderplatz" by Alfred Döblin portrays a city of crooks, pimps and prostitutes.

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