Modern Classics Tales From The Underworld by Hans FalladaModern Classics Tales From The Underworld by Hans Fallada

Modern Classics Tales From The Underworld

byHans Fallada

Paperback | April 1, 2014

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Darkly funny, searingly honest short stories from Hans Fallada, author of bestselling Alone in Berlin In these stories, criminals lament how hard it is to scrape a living by breaking and entering; families measure their daily struggles in marks and pfennigs; a convict makes a desperate leap from a moving train; a ring - and with it a marriage - is lost in a basket of potatoes. Here, as in his novels, Fallada is by turns tough, darkly funny, streetwise and effortlessly engaging, writing with acute feeling about ordinary lives shaped by forces larger than themselves: addiction, love, money.
Hans Fallada was born in Germany in 1893. His life was checkered by a failed adolescent suicide pact in which his friend died, addiction to morphine and alcohol, periods of incarceration in prison and mental hospitals, and brushes with the Nazi regime. His most famous novels include Little Man, What Now?, The Drinker and Alone in Berli...
Title:Modern Classics Tales From The UnderworldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.75 × 5.05 × 0.74 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141392851

ISBN - 13:9780141392851

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