About this book
Collection of impressionistic and political writings from 1920s Berlin, written by the renowned German correspondent. Chronicles the social and political unrest, and the lives of the city's forgotten inhabitants. "It reads like an instant classic" Roy Foster
In 1920, Joseph Roth arrived in Berlin, the capital of the Weimar Republic where he produced a series of impressionistic and political writings. Translated and collected here, these pieces record the violent social and political paroxysms that constantly threatened to undo the fragile democracy.