Berlín has ratings and reviews. Iain said: Beevor’s skills as a writer simply aren’t able to overcome the subject matter. He does an admirab. Berlin. La Caida by Antony Beevor, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. : Berlin: LA Caida: (Spanish Edition) () by Antony Beevor and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books .
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Want to Read saving…. Anonka Dameron rated it it was ok Sep 20, Miijja rated it it was ok Jun 14, Mas reciente aun que Contrastes, Mem La memoria colectiva que es la historia se nos aparece hoy mucho menos como el mero relato de lo ocurrido en el pasado que como un instrumento de analisis del presente.
Kristine rated it it was ok Mar 11, For me it just became a series of cqida of numerous atrocities. No trivia or quizzes yet. Also the referencing is not to my liking at all.
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Such discoveries make me question other ‘facts’ presented by an author. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The final chapter where the psychology of the remaining German population is briefly raised is also interesting.
He does an admirable job of making an interesting read out of a rather excruciatingly boring topic.
There are interesting stories to be told, and he presents several, but in the end there’s simply not enough to support a book of this l Beevor’s skills as a writer simply aren’t able to overcome the subject matter. Trivia About The Fall of Berli Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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For some reason with Civil War books, that level of detail doesn’t bother me but in this book I found it to be too much.
I got lost in the book. He has published several popular histories on the Second World Antlny and 20th century in general. Jesse rated it it was ok Feb 03, Also it’s not really about Berlin and not even heevor the Nazis but instead about the Soviets. Brigitt rated it it was ok Dec 19, But it can be read like a novel, just like Jonathan presumed.
Dejair rated it it was ok Apr 26, Con riguorsas tecnicas documentales semejantes a las empleadas en Stalingrado pero con mayor aliento epico y mas densidad politica, Beevor describe tanto la complejidad de las grandes operaciones militares y la logica de las decisiones de sus mandos como los sentimientos de la gente comun atrapada en un torbellino de fuego y metralla. Marilyn rated it it was ok Jun 23, But it can be read like a …more No, it is not a novel.
Dan Capone rated it it was ok Jun 13, At the same time someone who attempts to deal with such a broad topic should be commended but maybe the author should have narrowed the scope significantly. Far too much details for me. I agree with Manray9’s review. Return to Book Page. There are conflicting statements and comparisons between Nazis and Soviets. Antony Beevor reconstruye en este libro la ultima gran batalla europea de la segunda guerra mundial y la estremecedora agonia del Tercer Reich.
Berlín : la caída, by Antony Beevor (2 star ratings)
Open Preview See a Problem? I’d place it on the better end of the non-fiction spectrum, Beevor lists his sources rather well.
Superflat rated it it was ok Feb 15, The clumsiness of the Soviets, the megalomania of Stalin, the naivety of the Americans, the irrelevance of the British, all play out against the pathetic condition of the German people. Alan Knight rated it it was ok Jan 19, To view it, click here. There are interesting stories to be told, and he presents several, but in the end there’s simply not enough to support a book of this length.
At the same time someone who attempts to deal with such a broad topic should be commended but maybe the author should have narrowed the scope si It is not a waste of time to read this as I learned a lot of details about the Eastern Front but I think that it wasn’t time well spent.
A pretty dismal but factual account of the fall of Berlin in the spring of It’s like reading a box score focused on a game’s final minutes when one team had absolutely no chance of winning.
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