Little Man, what Now?

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Academy Chicago Publishers, 1983 - Fiction - 383 pages
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"This classic 1933 novel provides a vivid picture of life in Germany just before Hitler's takeover and focuses on the lives of a young married couple who struggle to survive in the country's nightmarish economic atmosphere. Fallada captures the turmoil that engulfs Johannes and Bunny Pinneberg as they try to satisfy even their most basic needs in a society in total chaos from incredible, deadly inflation." -- Back cover.

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I discovered Hans Falada via a friend, who recommended Alone In Berlin. I say recommended - she insisted I read it, not least because a relative of hers had died in circumstances not entirely ... Read full review

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I discovered Hans Falada via a friend, who recommended Alone In Berlin. I say recommended - she insisted I read it, not least because a relative of hers had died in circumstances not entirely ... Read full review

Contents

Finneberg finds out something new about Bunny
3
Mother Morschel Herr Morschel Karl Morschel
11
A little conversation at night about love and money
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Hans Fallada is a pseudonym of Rudolf Ditzen, who was born in Greifswald, Germany, in 1893. Many of Fallada's works, including the posthumously published The Drinker, were about his life, which was rife with addictions and instability. Another subject of his works was his homeland Germany. Earlier works, including international bestseller Little Man, What Now?, show a Germany that would allow itself to become a Nazi nation under Hitler. Later works deal with the aftermath and guilt of this decision. He died on February 5, 1947, in Berlin.

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