The Shadows of Berlin
The Shadows of Berlin
The Berlin Stories of Dovid Bergelson
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel


Dovid Bergelson

Dovid Bergelson, one of the most renowned and influential writers of the 1900s, was born in Ocrimovo, Ukraine, in 1884. In 1952, at the age of 68, after four years of prison, he died a victim of Stalin's police. His work as a writer and literary man spans a period of approximately thirty years.