Reviews

  • Superb ... There are chapters which pluck the nerves. There are chapters which raise the spirits

    Graham Greene
  • An inspired work of a great writer ... Fallada is a genius. The "Little Man" is Mr Everybody

    Beryl Bainbridge
  • Such closeness to life

    Herman Hesse
  • Fallada at his best

    Philip Hensher
  • Performs the most astounding task, of taking us to a moment before history

    Los Angeles Review of Books