DW book expert  David Levitz on ′The Tower′ by Uwe Tellkamp | 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 'The Tower' by Uwe Tellkamp

How do you react when you are forced to see your mother being beaten by a policeman? When Christian witnesses this attack in 1989 he feels like he wants to die. Uwe Tellkamp's 1,000-page novel details the end of communist East Germany.

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