Hans Fallada

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Alone in Berlin review – misfiring anti-Nazi drama
Vincent Perez’s film about subversion in wartime Berlin fails to be lifted by Brendan Gleeson’s stoic protagonist

Simran Hans

02, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Strange tale of the anti-Nazi bestseller, the Stasi spies and the missing Gestapo files
As the film of Alone in Berlin opens, German historians say facts were kept out of Hans Fallada’s original novel

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

17, Jun, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Top 10 books about Weimar and Nazi Berlin
From Hans Fallada to Vladimir Nabokov, a novelist recommends fiction from a city in its darkest years

Chris Petit

31, May, 2017 @11:39 AM

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Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada review – brutal study of postwar Berlin
Hans Fallada’s depiction of Germany in 1945 exposes the hardships of a couple’s life ‘in the most despised nation on earth’

Claire Kohda Hazelton

23, Oct, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada review – a compelling portrait of postwar Germany
A hallucinatory atmosphere and punchy style sweep the reader into a murky, chaotic world

Philip Hensher

08, Oct, 2016 @6:01 AM

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Hans Fallada novel, Nightmare in Berlin, gets first English translation
Story of married couple contending with a devastated postwar Berlin follows runaway success of Alone in Berlin

Alison Flood

28, Jul, 2016 @2:23 PM

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Emma Thompson: UK would be 'mad not to' stay in EU
Alone in Berlin actor says she ‘feels European’ and that she would definitely vote to remain in Europe in the referendum

Andrew Pulver

15, Feb, 2016 @11:23 PM

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Alone in Berlin review - postcard revolution in the heart of Nazi Germany
Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson are the married couple who spread wartime subversion in this decently-intended adaptation of Hans Fallada’s novel

Andrew Pulver

15, Feb, 2016 @7:00 PM

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?
Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Guardian readers and Marta Bausells

20, Apr, 2015 @2:44 PM

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Michael Hofmann Q&A – as it happened
Michael Hofmann is an essayist, poet and translator of over 70 books. Answering your questions on countless topics: poetry, writing, the politics of translating, Kafka... read what he had to share

Sam Jordison

30, Oct, 2014 @4:19 PM

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Hans Fallada's Iron Gustav: a tale of German life delayed by 60 years
Iron Gustav: A Berlin Family Chronicle tells of the devastation the first world war on family life, but it had to survive the influence of Nazi and British censors to get here

Dalya Alberge

13, Jul, 2014 @12:01 AM

Another lost film | @guardianletters
Letters: The novel was an international bestseller and was filmed in Hollywood by Frank Borzage a year later, in a sentimentalised version rejected by Fallada

02, May, 2014 @8:00 PM

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