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Originally published in 1939, Goodbye to Berlin examines Isherwood’s relationships with his friends and acquaintances and explores both the beautiful and unseemly parts of the city he calls home, all while the rise of Nazi influence grows steadily in the background. The novel was adapted into the Tony Award-winning Cabaret in 1966.
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