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The Resource Wolf among wolves, Hans Fallada ; translated by Philip Owens ; restored, and with additional translations by Thorsten Carstensen and Nicholas Jacobs

Wolf among wolves, Hans Fallada ; translated by Philip Owens ; restored, and with additional translations by Thorsten Carstensen and Nicholas Jacobs

Label
Wolf among wolves
Title
Wolf among wolves
Statement of responsibility
Hans Fallada ; translated by Philip Owens ; restored, and with additional translations by Thorsten Carstensen and Nicholas Jacobs
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
At first approach, this seems to be a strangely involved story for Hans Fallada to have written. But as it gets under way, the pieces fall into place, the picture takes shape, and out of a ultitude of episodes and a large cast of characters, the picture of post-war Germany, during the terror of the inflation period, comes into reality, as in almost no other book we have had. The story gradually focusses on Pagel, disowned son of a rich mother, a youth whose passion for gambling has been his undoing, and the waif of the streets, Petra, who has chosen him as her own. Only when she is arrested for vagrancy, after he has sold the clothes off her back, does he realize that he wants security. He takes one last great gamble -- wins all and loses all; then chance throws him into a new way of life on a farm, and we see the facet of agricultural Germany, eaten by petty jealousy, plotting of political agents, vice, a sense of unreality. A human document -- and a moving picture of a Germany gone mad. (Kirkus Reviews, November 1, 1938)
Member of
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373486
Cataloging source
DLC
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1893-1947
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Fallada, Hans
Dewey number
833/.912
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
PT2607.I6
LC item number
W613 2010
Literary form
novels
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  • Owens, Philip
  • Cartensen, Thorsten
  • Jacobs, Nicholas
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True
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  • Germany
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Germany
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Wolf among wolves, Hans Fallada ; translated by Philip Owens ; restored, and with additional translations by Thorsten Carstensen and Nicholas Jacobs
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Restored, unabridged edition.
Extent
803 pages
Isbn
9781933633923
Lccn
2010001949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 401140218
  • (OCoLC)401140218
Label
Wolf among wolves, Hans Fallada ; translated by Philip Owens ; restored, and with additional translations by Thorsten Carstensen and Nicholas Jacobs
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Restored, unabridged edition.
Extent
803 pages
Isbn
9781933633923
Lccn
2010001949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 401140218
  • (OCoLC)401140218

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