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Recently cited as one of the 100 Most Meaningful Books of All Time by a survey reported in The Guardian, and with a new foreword by German-literary scholar Alexander Stephan, this definitive translation of Berlin Alexanderplatz is also the basis for the widely studied television and film adaptation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Included are 15 stills from Fassbinder's epic.
"Berlin Alexanderplatz" is one of the masterpieces of European literature. One of its greatest admirers was a brilliant young German director, Rainer Fassbinder whose epic fifteen hour film adaption is regarded as a classic today. Many stills from his film are included here.