By Alfred (Eugene Jolas, trans.) Doblin
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No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the written permission of The Continuum Publishing Company. British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library ISBN 0-8264-7789-5 Typeset by RefineCatch Limited, Bungay, Suffolk Printed and bound in Great Britain by Antony Rowe, Chippenham, Wiltshire Foreword Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929) by Alfred Döblin (1878-1957) ranks among the masterpieces of modern literature.
They” (the brownbeard lifted both hands disgustedly, making terrible goggle-eyes) “chased his Zannovich out of Florence like a thief. Why? ” The red-haired fellow placed himself menacingly before him, the brownbeard brushed him aside: “It’s my turn to talk now. He wrote letters to princes, a prince gets lots of letters, you can’t tell from the handwriting what a man is. Then he stuck out his chest and went to Brussels as a Prince of Albania and mixed up in high politics. It was his bad angel told him to do that.
He did the people a lot of good. They go to the theater and hear a lot of cooked-up things that are agreeable to them, and they pay for it. ” And again the man in the tan summer topcoat sat up, his face wrinkled and gloomy; he looked down at the red-haired man, coughed, his voice was changed: “Say, listen, young feller, you’re cuckoo, heh? ” “Cuckoo, maybe. ” “Who’s sitting on the floor and don’t want to get up? Me? When there’s a sofa standing right behind me? ” Then the other man, who had been looking around the room at the same time, drew his legs from under him and sat down with his back to the sofa, resting his hands on the carpet.