By Alfred Döblin,Anne Thompson
Franz Biberkopf is published after 4 years in criminal for killing his girl-friend in a healthy of rage. He makes a vow that he'll cross directly and should lead a good existence in destiny. yet his corrupt, treacherous and bureaucratic surroundings makes it very unlikely, and regardless of all his efforts he's plunged step-by-step into the louche underworld of gangsters, prostitutes and pimps.
Anne Thompson’s new translation captures the ambience of cosmopolitan Berlin in the direction of the top of the Weimar Republic, and of the lifetime of humans within the streets of the working-class region of Berlin round the Alexanderplatz square.
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Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin,Anne Thompson