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Berlin, May 1923
When people don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow, they don’t care how they behave today.
Seven years before she ever heard the names Christopher Isherwood or Sally Bowles, Margareta Thurau is living life to the full. Or so she thinks.
Life is good in her second-floor apartment on Nollendorfstrasse in the heart of Berlin’s Schöneberg, but in the stree
Kindle Edition, 366 pages
Published November 19th 2019 by Nollendorf Press
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While my husband and I vacationed in Berlin a couple years ago, we took a fascinating and informative tour of the Schöneberg district of the city. Brendan Nash, the author of this novel, created and led the tour.

This area of Berlin has a long history of being the primary “gayborhood” of the great city. Many people also know it as the setting of the play and film, Cabaret, based on the Berlin Stories by the English author, Christopher Isherwood, who lived at Nollendorfstraße 17 between 1929 and 1
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