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Goodbye to Berlin
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Ivan
One of the small pleasures of growing older is that you can re-read your favourite books and, for the most part, they seem fresh and new; one fondly recalls the core story but generally forgets the local colour, the descriptions and prose styling. I was recently reading “Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America” by Christopher Bram; in it he discussed Christopher Isherwood and “Goodbye to Berlin.” Ironically my online book group was reading it at the same time. So, I decided to re-re ...more
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Jennifer W
I wish I had read this before reading Isherwood's Mr Norris Changes Trains. The style of this was not as fluid as Mr. Norris and the characters were not as likable.
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