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Summary:

"Berlin is an intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens--Marthe Müller, a young woman escaping the memory of a brother killed in World War I, Kurt Severing, an idealistic journalist losing faith in the printed word as fascism and extremism take hold; the Brauns, a family torn apart by poverty and politics. Lutes weaves these characters' lives into the larger fabric of a city slowly ripping apart. The city itself is the central protagonist in this historical fiction. Lavish salons, crumbling sidewalks, dusty attics, and train stations: all these places come alive in Lutes' masterful hand. Weimar Berlin was the world's metropolis, where intellectualism, creativity, and sensuous liberal values thrived, and Lutes maps its tragic, inevitable decline. Devastatingly relevant and beautifully told, Berlin is one of the great epics of the comics medium." --Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library GR LUTES (Text) 37801000656007 Graphic Novel Book Branch_Only_3months 02/07/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770463264
  • ISBN: 1770463267
  • Physical Description: 549 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Montreal] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Maps on endpapers.
Berlin: City of Light was originally serialized in the comic book Berlin, in issues 17 through 22, published by Drawn & Quarterly.
Formatted Contents Note:
City of stones -- City of smoke -- City of light.
Summary, etc.:
"Berlin is an intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens--Marthe Müller, a young woman escaping the memory of a brother killed in World War I, Kurt Severing, an idealistic journalist losing faith in the printed word as fascism and extremism take hold; the Brauns, a family torn apart by poverty and politics. Lutes weaves these characters' lives into the larger fabric of a city slowly ripping apart. The city itself is the central protagonist in this historical fiction. Lavish salons, crumbling sidewalks, dusty attics, and train stations: all these places come alive in Lutes' masterful hand. Weimar Berlin was the world's metropolis, where intellectualism, creativity, and sensuous liberal values thrived, and Lutes maps its tragic, inevitable decline. Devastatingly relevant and beautifully told, Berlin is one of the great epics of the comics medium." --Amazon.com.
Subject: Berlin (Germany) > History > 1918-1945 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Berlin (Germany) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Comic books, strips, etc.
Germany > History > 1918-1933 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Historical comics.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Fiction.

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