Berlin on the eve of Hitler's seizure of power, the metropolis staggers towards its demise. Fabian wanders as a melancholic, humorous observer through the juggernaut, amused to the point of unconsciousness.
Kästner, whose books were burned by the National Socialists, wrote in 1950 about his censored novel Fabian, which only appeared in its original version in 2013: "Today, new, or more precisely, very old powers are already fanatically spreading standardized opinions again through mass vaccination. Many people still don't know, many no longer know, that one can and should form one's own judgements. The novel The Go to the Dogs wanted to warn of the abyss which Germany and thus Europe were approaching!
(Program in German)
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von Erich Kästner (Autor/in)
Frank Büttner Frank Büttner
Clara De Pin
Adriana Braga Peretzki
Amely Joana Haag