By Alfred Döblin
Berlin Alexanderplatz è uno dei romanzi più importanti del primo Novecento. Sinfonico, sperimentale, capace di liberare nuove possibilità espressive, rappresenta un inno alla Berlino di inizio secolo, vera Babele.
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