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Alexanderplatz

Alfred Döblin

Alexanderplatz

the story of Franz Biberkopf

by Alfred Döblin

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Published by M. Secker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Berlin Alexanderplatz.

StatementTranslated byEugene Jolas.
ContributionsDöblin, Alfred, 1878-1957.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3
The Physical Object
Pagination396 p. ;
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20226438M

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