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'The Tower' by Uwe Tellkamp

October 5, 2018

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.