DW book expert David Levitz on ′Threepenny Novel′ by Bertolt Brecht | 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 'Threepenny Novel' by Bertolt Brecht

The song 'Mack the Knife' from the 'Threepenny Opera' by Bertolt Brecht is a global hit. The gangster Macheath also features in the less well-known 'Threepenny Novel.' Here Mack has become a businessman and model capitalist.

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