Walking in Berlin : a flaneur in the capital-9781911344728

Walking in Berlin : a flaneur in the capital

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by Hessel, Franz, DeMarco, Amanda | Germany
Published 10/05/2018 by Scribe Publications
Paperback | 272 pages

Take a walk around 1920s Berlin with one of its greatest luminaries.

In this timeless guide, originally published in Germany in 1929, Franz Hessel invites his readers to join him on a stroll through Weimar-era Berlin, taking in some of the most fascinating sights the city has to offer, many of which still exist in some form today. From the Alexanderplatz to Kreuzberg, his record of them has become priceless; as has his fascinating commentary on the seismic shifts shaking German culture at the time.

Superbly written, and as fresh today as when it first appeared, this is a book to be savoured.