Books set in Germany (36)


Ghosts of Berlin : Stories by Rudolph Herzog EN

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Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Berlin's hip present comes up against the city's dark past in these seven supernatural tales by the son of the great filmmaker who "shares his father's curious and mordant wit" (The Financial Times). In these hair-raising stories from the celebrated filmmaker and author Rudolph Herzog, millennial Berliners discover that the city is still the home of many unsettled—and deeply unsettling—ghosts. And those ghosts are not very happy about the newcomers. Thus the coddled daughter of a rich tech executive finds herself slowly tormented by the poltergeist of a Weimer-era laborer, and a German intelli... continue
Genre Horror
Recommended: 28 Sep 2022


Inkheart by Cornelia Funke EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Cornelia Funke, the enormously talented author of the international best-seller THE THIEF LORD, brings readers another spellbinding tale of adventure and magic. Meggie lives a quiet life alone with her father, a book-binder. But her father has a deep secret-- he posseses an extraordinary magical power. One day a mysterious stranger arrives who seems linked to her father's past. Who is this sinister character and what does he want? Suddenly Meggie is involved in a breathless game of escape and intrigue as her father's life is put in danger. Will she be able to save him in time?
Recommended: 31 Dec 2022


Jeder stirbt für sich allein : Roman by Hans Fallada DE

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Ein einzigartiges Panorama des Berliner Lebens in der Nazizeit: Hans Falladas eindrückliche und berührende Darstellung des Widerstands der kleinen Leute avanciert rund sechzig Jahre nach der Entstehung zum internationalen Publikumserfolg. Jetzt erscheint erstmals die ungekürzte Fassung nach dem bislang unveröffentlichten Originalmanuskript. - Ein Berliner Ehepaar wagte einen aussichtslosen Widerstand gegen die Nazis und wurde 1943 hingerichtet. Von ihrem Schicksal erfuhr Hans Fallada aus einer Gestapo-Akte, die ihm durch den Dichter und späteren Kulturminister Johannes R. Becher in die Hände k... continue
Recommended: 03 Dec 2022


Knulp / Demian by Hermann Hesse DE

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Recommended: 02 Feb 2023


Man's Search For Meaning : The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust by Viktor E Frankl EN

Rating: 5     6 Votes
Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Over 16 million copies sold worldwide 'Every human being should read this book' Simon Sinek One of the outstanding classics to emerge from the Holocaust, Man's Search for Meaning is Viktor Frankl's story of his struggle for survival in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. Today, this remarkable tribute to hope offers us an avenue to finding greater meaning and purpose in our own lives.


Marzahn, Mon Amour : by Katja Oskamp EN

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Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Recommended: 15 Jul 2023


Night by Elie Wiesel EN

Rating: 5     7 Votes
Country: Europe / Romania flag Romania
The narrative of a boy who lived through Auschwitz and Buchenwald provides a short and terrible indictment of modern humanity.
Recommended: 11 Sep 2022


Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada EN

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Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Available for the first time in English, here is an unforgettable portrayal by a master novelist of the physical and psychological devastation wrought in the homeland by Hitler’s war. Late April, 1945. The war is over, yet Dr Doll, a loner and ‘moderate pessimist’, lives in constant fear. By night, he is haunted by nightmarish images of the bombsite in which he is trapped — he, and the rest of Germany. More than anything, he wishes to vanquish the demon of collective guilt, but he is unable to right any wrongs, especially in his position as mayor of a small town in north-east Germany that has ... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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