"An amazing book with something brilliant on almost every page. I'm sure of this because a previous reader, possibly flashing back to college, had helpfully left a penciled notation on almost every page. These consisted entirely of underlinings and..."
"A Jewish intellectual novelist who barely escaped the Nazis returns to a divided post-war Berlin and instantly turns into a running-and-gunning double agent. Entertaining and implausible, though at least there were no scenes of Bertolt Brecht, a s..."