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Fascinating book about life in a very different society than the one I live in. I wish it were a bit longer, but it was a very easy, enjoyable read about a dreary society.Published 2 months ago by HomeTekkie
I really wanted to like this book. I'm a big fan of cold war nonfiction and I read an article that listed Stasiland among the top five best books about the cold war. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nick
This is a very factual book. It is very interesting and it is nice to get the perspective from different people in different positions, social classes and with different beliefs. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Candice
Funder really has a way with words. Her narrative skips along but the tone does not convey merriment but a deep sadness. This is an excellent recapture of a lost world. Read morePublished 3 months ago by robert schulmann
A telling story of the life in East Berlin under the Stasi police regime. It was hard to put down. Loved every page. Jack BrownPublished 4 months ago by J. Rutherford Brown
starts off slow but it is worth sticking with it to the end.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a grim memoir and part investigative journalism. Anna Funder travels to Berlin to partly explore her heritage and uncover real stories revealing unhappy and disturbing... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lynette McClenaghan
A very good read. The author does an excellent job of personalizing the stories. I wanted more after reading this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Charles R. Whitson