Berlin Noir: March Violets / The Pale Criminal / A German Requiem
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‘It’s for the Olympiad,’ said one. ‘We’re ordered to take them all down so as not to shock the foreign visitors who will be coming to Berlin to see the Games.’
Andrew David
Ah hah.
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Herr Lehmann
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Herr Lehmann
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Dagmarr,
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Dagmarr,
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Johannes Buerckel
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Johannes Buerckel
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the ubiquitous ‘Scary’ Badge — the Party Badge;
Andrew David
Interesting. Why is this the scary one?
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the secret training of fighter pilots.
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the secret training of fighter pilots.
Andrew David
Interesting. This was a plot point in Babylon Berlin too
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the secret training of fighter pilots.
Andrew David
Also interesting, as this is a plot point in babylon Berlin too
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Gunther
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that’s the ones the police don’t already know about, as well as the ones they do. Yes, that’s one area of my business that’s seen a real improvement since the National Socialists took power.’
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Yes, that’s one area of my business that’s seen a real improvement since the National Socialists took power.’
Andrew David
Interesting that he doesn't bigger being discreet
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Yes, that’s one area of my business that’s seen a real improvement since the National Socialists took power.’
Andrew David
So the environment isn't so scary that our protagonist isn't afraid to mock those in power
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March Violets.’
Andrew David
Eponym!!!!!!!!
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Lehmann
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Reich Marriage Loans, and that would stop her from working,
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Reich Marriage Loans,
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where the happy couple were going on their sparkle.
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and then he’s off on some Strength Through Joy trip,
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Strength Through Joy trip,
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Carola
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Carola
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and I persuaded her to leave with me
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and I persuaded her to le...
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Andrew David
Yikes that was easy!
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and I persuaded her to le...
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Andrew David
Well that was pretty easy. I guess it's true what they say about weddings
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most of the first-class medals were awarded to men in cemeteries.
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‘You’re drunk,’ he said. ‘Si,’ I said. Unsteady on my feet, I turned away. ‘Adios, hombre.’
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‘Si,’ I said. Unsteady on my feet, I turned away. ‘Adios, hombre.’
Andrew David
Ha
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‘Si,’ I said. Unsteady on my feet, I turned away. ‘Adios, hombre.’
Andrew David
He's quite the instigator. I wonder if this continues as the nazis get more powerful
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Andrew David
Whoa! I think this is one of the neighborhoods in the babylon Berlin show
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although he would have looked a lot more comfortable in a leopard-skin leotard, with his music-hall weightlifter’s build.
Andrew David
!!
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Dr Fritz Schemm,
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— Dr Fritz Schemm, German Lawyer.’ I uttered the word ‘German’ with a deliberately sarcastic emphasis. I’ve always hated it on business cards and signs because of the implication of racial respectability;
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Dr Fritz Schemm, German Lawyer.’ I uttered the word ‘German’ with a deliberately sarcastic emphasis. I’ve always hated it on business cards and signs because of the implication of racial respectability; and even more so now that — at least as far as lawyers are concerned — it is quite redundant, since Jews are forbidden to practise law anyway. I would no more describe myself as a ‘German Private Investigator’ than I would call myself a ‘Lutheran Private Investigator’ or an ‘Antisocial Private Investigator’ or a ‘Widowed Private Investigator’,
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than I would call myself a ‘Lutheran Private Investigator’ or an ‘Antisocial Private Investigator’ or a ‘...
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Andrew David
Ha
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than I would call myself a ‘Lutheran Private Investigator’ or an ‘Antisocial Private Investigator’ or a ‘...
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Andrew David
Hm
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‘Sergeant.’
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‘Never underestimate luck,’ said Schemm pompously. Sure, I thought: just look at the Führer.
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‘Never underestimate luck,’ said Schemm pompously. Sure, I thought: just look at the Führer.
Andrew David
Interesting to think about hitler as lucky. Not to go crazy with the the comparisons, but Donald Trump might be another lucky fellow like that
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The butler, who was an Arab,
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The butler, who was an Arab,
Andrew David
Hm. You don't hear much about what happened to Arabs in Germany during the Holocaust.
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The butler, who was an Arab,
Andrew David
Hmmmm
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but with lawyers I always assume that they came by their wealth and position through avarice and by means nefarious:
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‘Herr Six,’
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Herr Doktor Hermann Six.’
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shoes. You can tell a lot by a client’s shoes. That’s the only thing I’ve picked up from Sherlock Holmes.
Andrew David
:)
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‘Mind if I smoke?’
Andrew David
He just might be an addict
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Hjalmar,’
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