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Irmgard Keun

The Artificial Silk Girl


A 1932 novel depicting a young woman's move to the Berlin of the 1920s hoping for fame and glamour, only to encounter a seedier milieu than anticipated, necessitating desperate measures for survival. A bestseller in Weimar Germany prior to a subsequent Nazi ban.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2019
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 160
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241382967
ISBN 10: 0241382963

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The Artificial Silk Girl