The Berlin Novels

GOODBYE TO BERLIN The inspiration for the film Cabaret and for the play I Am a Camera, this novel remains one of the most powerful of the century, a haunting evocation of the gathering storm of the Nazi terror.

The Berlin Novels

Christopher Isherwood gives fascinating insight into pre-war Berlin. MR NORRIS CHANGES TRAINS The first of Christopher Isherwood's classic 'Berlin' novels, this portrays the encounter and growing friendship between young William Bradshaw and the urbane and mildly sinister Mr Norris. Piquant, witty and oblique, it vividly evokes the atmosphere of pre-war Berlin, and forcefully conveys an ironic political parable. GOODBYE TO BERLIN The inspiration for the film Cabaret and for the play I Am a Camera, this novel remains one of the most powerful of the century, a haunting evocation of the gathering storm of the Nazi terror. Told in a series of wry, detached and impressionistic vignettes, it is an unforgettable portrait of bohemian Berlin, a city and a world on the very brink of ruin.

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The Berlin Stories
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Christopher Isherwood
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

A two-in-one volume containing the works The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin finds the characters of Sally Bowles, Fräulein Schroeder, and the doomed Landauers caught up by the nightlife, danger, and mystique of 1931 Berlin. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
The Berlin Novels
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Christopher Isherwood
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-31 - Publisher: Random House

Christopher Isherwood gives fascinating insight into pre-war Berlin. MR NORRIS CHANGES TRAINS The first of Christopher Isherwood's classic 'Berlin' novels, this portrays the encounter and growing friendship between young William Bradshaw and the urbane and mildly sinister Mr Norris. Piquant, witty and oblique, it vividly evokes the atmosphere of pre-war
The Berlin Novels of Theodor Fontane
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Henry Burnand Garland, Late Emeritus Professor of German Henry Garland
Categories: Berlin (Germany)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher: Oxford : ClarendonPress ; New York : Oxford University Press

Books about The Berlin Novels of Theodor Fontane
The Berlin Stories
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: Christopher Isherwood
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1963 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

The Sally Bowles character was the subject of a play, I am a camera; and a musical, Cabaret.
Goodbye to Berlin
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Christopher Isherwood
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-30 - Publisher: Random House

As Cabaret returns to the West End, revisit the KitKat Club in the book that introduced Sally Bowles to the world. Set in the 1930s, Goodbye to Berlin is the novella that inspired Cabaret, evoking the glamour and sleaze, excess and repression of Berlin society. Isherwood shows the lives of