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Home Latest Ten great books set in Berlin. This intriguing city has a tumultuous past, but has been reborn as a youthfully vibrant centre for arts, culture and music. What could possibly be better at the end of a busy day exploring history and culture than to curl up with a book that is firmly set in this fascinating city? The ten books below — novels, travelogues and memoirs — are all highly rated on the TripFiction database and in no particular order:. Stealing the Future by Max Hertzberg. A counter-factual spy thriller set in East Berlin in the early s.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The time: The place: the Mass Pike.
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It literally divided a city between capitalism and communism and it has inspired many works of art as a result. Here are some of our favourites. Lou Reed was apparently quite bummed with the finished version of Berlin which was slated in the US , but this rock opera — about two doomed lovers in the shadow of the Berlin Wall — has become an absolute classic. Drug use, prostitution, depression, domestic violence, and suicide all make a jolly appearance. Not exactly party music. The first guy to paint the Berlin Wall, Thierry Noir , makes a little appearance too.
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