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: (Spanish Edition) () by Antony Beevor and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books . Berlin. La Caida (English, Spanish, Paperback). Antony Beevor. (sign in to rate). List price R Loot Price R Discovery Miles 2 You Save R47 (
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There are interesting stories to be told, and he presents several, but in the end laa 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. Kristine rated it it was ok Mar 11, The Fall of Berlin I’d place it on the better end of the non-fiction spectrum, Beevor lists his sources rather well.
Sami No, it is not a novel.
The clumsiness of the Zntony, 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. 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.
Dan Capone rated it it was ok Jun 13, Also the main message that’s repeated, in rather simple terms, is that the Red Army was bad, seemingly ignoring the battles and reality of the ground war. Anonka Dameron rated it it was ok Sep 20, Is this book a novel??
Berlín : la caída, 1945
For me it just became a series of descriptions of numerous atrocities. I agree with Manray9’s review. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Dejair rated it it was ok Apr 26, Jay Fulton rated it it was ok Jul 06, Books by Antony Beevor. He does an admirable job of making an interesting read out of a rather excruciatingly boring topic.
It’s like reading a box score focused on a game’s final minutes when one team had absolutely no chance of winning. Linda Daniels rated it it was ok Feb 09, caiida For example, at loot.
Miijja rated it it was ok Jun 14, A LOT of detail about Soviet troop movements. Return to Book Page. 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.
Berrlin rated it it was ok Oct 02, But it can be read like a novel, just like Jonathan presumed. For some reason with Civil War books, that level of detail doesn’t bother me but in this book I found betlin to be too much.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Dani rated it it was ok Apr 13, 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. As a history buff, I found this book rather fascinating, although it’s not for the faint-of-heart.
I wouldn’t recommend it as there are much better things to read but if you are looking for a light read that covers a lot of ground go for it. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.
Such discoveries make me question other ‘facts’ presented by an author. An aspect that troubled me in particular is that Beevor presents as fact, eyewitness accounts that I know are questioned by serious historians.
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I think the book is written very good and the research is very complete but it was too much to get a good overview of the fall of Berlin. Antony Beevor reconstruye en este libro la ultima gran batalla europea de la segunda guerra mundial y la estremecedora agonia del Tercer Reich.