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November 1918: A German Revolution

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November 1918: A German Revolution is a tetralogy of novels by German writer Alfred Döblin about the German Revolution of 1918–1919. The four volumes—Vol. I: Bürger und Soldaten, Vol. II Verratenes Volk, Vol. III, Heimkehr der Fronttruppen, and Vol. IV, Karl und Rosa —together comprise the most significant work from Döblin's period of exile (1933–1945). The work was highly praised by figures such as Bertolt Brecht, and critic Gabriele Sander has described the tetralogy as representing the culmination of Döblin's work in the genre of the historical novel.


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