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  • ARLI. by Burke, James Wakefield .
    Burke, James Wakefield .
    ARLI.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ottawa, Illinois & Thornwood, New York: Caroline House Publishing, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1945 Berlin, this is a "novel of love and death amidst the rubble of the Third Reich." Based on an actual diary, this is a story of horror in the final days of the Reich as seen through the eyes of one woman - and also of heroism, as she struggles to save the lives of two young Jewish girls. Author's epilogue on Hitler's death. 296 pp. ISBN: 0-916054802.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70567
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  • ZOO STATION. by Downing, David.
    Downing, David.
    ZOO STATION.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: SOHO Press, (2007). The first in a series of World War II spy thrillers featuring English free-lance journalist John Russell, set in Berlin in 1939 as Germany is moving inexorably closer to war. 293 pp plus a sneak preview from Silesian Station. ISBN: 9781616953485.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 60044
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  • CHILDREN OF WRATH. by Grossman, Paul.
    Grossman, Paul.
    CHILDREN OF WRATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (his first was selected by NPR as one of the five best mysteries of the year), set in Berlin in 1929, this is the story of the celebrated World War I hero and detective Willi Kraus and how he became the most famous Jewish detective in Germany in the days of the Weimar Republic. 324 pp. ISBN: 9780312601911.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 62387
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  • CHILDREN OF WRATH. by Grossman, Paul.
    Grossman, Paul.
    CHILDREN OF WRATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (his first was selected by NPR as one of the five best mysteries of the year), set in Berlin in 1929, this is the story of the celebrated World War I hero and detective Willi Kraus and how he became the most famous Jewish detective in Germany in the days of the Weimar Republic. 324 pp. ISBN: 9780312601911.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 77921
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  • THE INFORMER. by Nova, Craig.
    Nova, Craig.
    THE INFORMER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown / Shaye Areheart, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - Literary thriller set in 1930s Berlin - a world of espionage, betrayal, complex political entaglements - and a serial killer who is stalking prostitutes. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0307236937.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 74835
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  • THE BLUE GATE OF BABYLON. by Pickering, Paul.
    Pickering, Paul.
    THE BLUE GATE OF BABYLON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this writer who was selected as one of the 10 best young British novelists by bookseller W H Smith. Set in Berlin in 1960 at the height of the Cold War, this is a satirical spy comedy in the tradition of Evelyn Waugh. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-394-576373.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65061
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  • COUPLINGS. by Schneider, Peter
    Schneider, Peter
    COUPLINGS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel to be translated into English, a story of the difficulties of love in pre-unification Berlin. Translated from the German by Philip Boehm. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-374130531.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79106
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  • Schneider, Peter
    EDUARD'S HOMECOMING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel to be translated into English. A story of post-Communist Berlin, this is an account of a German who had long lived in California with his American wife and 3 children, but in the aftermath of re-unification finds that he has inherited an apartment building in East Berlin and he decides to return to his native country only to find his property occupied by squatters and his American wife increasingly resistant to living in Germany. Translated from the German by John Brownjohn. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-374146543.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30771
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  • TWO LIVES. by Seth, Vikram.
    Seth, Vikram.
    TWO LIVES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Part biography, part memoir, part a history of the turbulent years of the 20th century, this is the story of an extraordinary couple: Seth's great uncle, who was sent from India to Germany in the 1930's to study medicine, before emigrating to England, and of his aunt, the young daughter of the Jewish family with whom he lodged in Berlin, and who escaped to England just one month before war broke out. When Seth was 17 he was sent to live with them. 503 pp. ISBN: 0-06-599669.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 49142
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