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Songs From the Other Side of The Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
A lyrical novel for lovers of Murakami. 18 year-old Szandi is part of Budapest’s vibrant, cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
Price: Free! Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.75)
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's comedy, satire, and a rowdy plot. Everyone's an impostor, and all get exposed despite their best efforts.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Silent Shadows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
The division of Germany into two separate countries during the Cold War disrupted many lives, leaving many in the East to become the victims of a vicious system. Anni struggles to come to grips with memories of those who sought to oppress her and vivid recollections of a passionate love affair that ended with her escape to the West.
Echoes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
The common thread running through all twelve stories of this collection is that they are based on subsidiary characters of Eva’s novel Silent Shadows. Mostly, the stories are snapshots of life in the former GDR or they afford glimpses into the re-united Germany, and in this they are unashamedly political. But, above all, each story is about the trials and tribulations of the human condition.
Stumme Schatten
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: German. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » General
ie Aufteilung Deutschlands nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in zwei voneinander getrennte Staaten hat viele Menschenleben beeinträchtigt, und viele im Ostteil Lebende wurden zu Opfern eines unnachsichtigen Systems. Anni besucht nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer ihre alte Heimat Aschersleben, jene kleine ostdeutsche Stadt, aus der sie mit zwanzig Jahren flüchtete.
The Decade Time Forgot
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A essay about memories of the 80's.
Die Eine und der Andere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: German. Published: March 31, 2011 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Nachdem Alexander in der Nacht zuvor entführt worden war, erlangt er sein Bewusstsein zurück und stellt mit Schrecken fest, dass er gefesselt in einem kalten, düsteren Keller gefangengehalten wird. Er wehrt sich gegen die aufkommende Panik und fragt sich:Warum?
The Last Man's Dead
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 122,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
Espionage, political and military intrigue, double agents, seduction, murder, lust and love may have been part of everyday life for some of those living in Berlin during the years it was a divided city. For a few, like Rudolf Hess incarcerated as the sole prisoner in Spandau prison, life was simpler, and yet he held secrets that would be politically devastating if he were free to reveal them.
When the Wall Came Tumbling Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When the Wall Came Tumbling Down is a historical satire surrounding the fall of the Berlin Wall in November, 1989. Following the plight of two brothers on a collision course with the future it’s a whimsical look into Communism, Americana and a pop music driven cult-like community in a small Ohio town.