Berlin by Jason Lutes
City of Stones: Book One (Part 1)

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Berlin: City of Stones presents the first part of Jason Lutes' captivating trilogy, set in the twilight years of Germany's Weimar Republic. Kurt Severing, a journalist, and Marthe Muller, an art student, are the central figures in a broad cast of characters intertwined with the historical events unfolding around them. City of Stones covers eight months in Berlin, from September 1928 to May Day, 1929, meticulously documenting the hopes and struggles of its inhabitants as their future is darkened by a glowing shadow.

About Jason Lutes

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Born in 1967, JASON LUTES is an American cartoonist whose work includes the ongoing Berlin trilogy, and the graphic novel "Jar of Fools.
Published June 1, 2000 by Drawn and Quarterly. 209 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This black-and-white historical narrative, written and illustrated by Lutes, collects eight volumes of his ongoing comic book set in Berlin during the late ’20s.

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While Marthe's art school friends worry about their next meal and debate art trends (from New Objectivism to Masereel's wordless graphic novels), Severing's friends and colleagues become more polarized as Weimar Berlin's politics reach a boiling point.

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