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By Kurt Tucholsky,Eva Schweitzer,Anne Nelson,Ian King,Cindy Opitz

Berlin! Berlin! is a satirical choice from the "man with the acid pen and the correct pitch for hypocrisy,” as long island writer and Tucholsky-expert Peter Wortsman writes. This e-book os a whole number of Tucholsky’s information tales, good points, satirical items, and poems approximately his native land Berlin. It depicts Weimar Berlin, its cabarets, its rules, its follies, its ticks, and its celebrities, similar to Pola Negri, Gussy Holl, Bert Brecht, Max Reinhardt, or Heinrich Zille. The e-book includes a few of Tucholsky’s most famed items, between them Berlin! Berlin!, a characteristic of the stereotypical Berliner at the cellphone, on holiday or doing “bizness”, multiple satirical biography of the writer himself, and a few of his most renowned tales reminiscent of the place the holes within the cheese come from, or concerning the lion who escaped the Berlin zoo. Herr Wendriner, the chatty Berlin businessman makes an visual appeal, in addition to Lottchen, the flapper, modelled after one among Tucholsky’s real-life gilrfriends. additionally Tucholsky’s long term pals Karlchen and Jakopp are a part of this book.

The foreword used to be written via Anne Nelson, the writer of “The pink Orchestra: the tale of the Berlin Underground and the Circle of associates Who Resisted Hitler”. Ian King, the celebrated chair of the Kurt-Tucholsky-Society and a former professor of German in London and Sheffield, who wrote his Ph. D. on Tucholsky and is the co-editor of quantity three of Tucholsky’s entire Works supplied a biographical creation. “His writings nonetheless have classes for us today,” King writes, “that a guy who may need most popular to jot down idylls, funny items and unpolitical verse as an alternative committed his existence to scuffling with opposed to injustice and arguing passionately opposed to the dependancy to army uniforms which stricken too lots of his compatriots.”

Peter Schneider, the writer of the Berlin novel "Walljumper" writes approximately this ebook: “Kurt Tucholsky was once essentially the most very good German-Jewish writers and satirists of his time. He needed to depart his liked Berlin due to his biting, witty tales opposed to militarism and Nazi Fascism. Today’s Berliners adore him as one of many maximum sons of this urban. the realm has but to find his genius.” This selection of Tucholsky’s tales hasn't ever been released in America—or in English language—before. This booklet will with a bit of luck support to rediscover the famed author within the United States.

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