By Hans Fallada
Its Berlin, 1940, and town is stuffed with worry. on the residence on fifty five Jablonski Strasse, its quite a few occupants attempt to dwell less than Nazi rule of their alternative ways: the bullying Hitler loyalists the Persickes, the retired pass judgement on Fromm and the unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel. Then the Quangels obtain the scoop that their liked son has been killed scuffling with in France. surprised out in their quiet life, they start a silent crusade of defiance, and a dangerous online game of cat and mouse develops among the Quangels and the formidable Gestapo inspector Escherich. whilst petty criminals Kluge and Borkhausen additionally get involved, deception, betrayal and homicide take place, tightening the noose round the Quangels' necks...
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Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada