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Fiction - Modern Fiction - ISBN: 0778302040

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Good story set in an interesting period of time.

Slightly unbelievable at times.

I love reading a book that makes me want to find out more about a time and a place - and this is such a book. It is a story of a city divided in two by the building of a wall that physically separates families and friends, of the suffering and despair of East Berliners under strict communist...

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“East, West - Which is Best?”

published 10/12/2008

Interesting, dramatic, good characterisation, auth...

Rather unbelievable middle section

I borrowed West of the Wall by Marcia Preston from our local library, after reading a review on Dooyoo, which inspired me to seek it out. I have always been fascinated by Eastern Europe and this novel is set in Berlin, just after the Wall divides the East and West. I spent three weeks in East...

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Great subject; a well-told story; detail of histor...

A few flaws in the story but nothing major

Left behind in East Berlin with their young son,Stefan, Trudy Hulst waits for news from her husband Rolf after he makes his escape over the Berlin Wall into the western sector of the divided city. However, before she gets word from Rolf she is paid a visit by Wolfgang, an old friend of the coupe...

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