|AR||01||Berlin Diary (winter 1932-33)||20081117|
Writing by five different authors about the city of Berlin, which throughout its turbulent modern history has remained a centre of culture and a magnet for writers.
Chronicling the way in which Isherwood's friends reconcile themselves to the approach of Nazi rule.
By Judith Hermann.
The beautiful Marie begins a relationship with an ugly Berlin artist.
What does she want and is she really in control?
|AR||03||Funeral In Berlin||20081119|
By Len Deighton.
A top-ranking officer in Red Army security offers to sell a Russian scientist to the West.
The unnamed hero travels to East Berlin with a black marketeer and double agent Johnnie Vulkan.
By Anna Funder.
In this extract from Stasiland, Anna returns to Berlin for the first time in three years and is taken on a tour of the city by a former Stasi officer she once interviewed.
|AR||05 LAST||The Mural At Frau Krauser's||20081121|
By James Hopkin.
The narrator stares at the green mural at Frau Krauser's, a seedy tavern under a iron railway bridge in Berlin.
He knows he should leave, but one beer leads to another.