Tag: Government of East Germany

REVIEW: Stasiland


By Anna Funder. London, UK: Granta Books, 2003. 288 pages. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I have a confession to make. I was at first put off by the title of this book.[1] It sounded so reductive, as if one might sum up East

REVIEW: The Stasi Files. East Germany’s Operations Against Britain


By Anthony Glees. London, UK: Free Press, 2003. 461 pages. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The East German security police, the notorious Stasi whose reign of terror ended when the Communist system collapsed in 1989, was the offspring of two separate traditions of state

REVIEW: The Stasi. Myth and Reality


By Mike Dennis. London, UK: Pearson Education Limited, 2003. 269 pages. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Confused Octopus: The Stasi in East Germany. In The Stasi: Myth and Reality, Mike Dennis investigates, through historical records, the rise, maintenance, and fall of the East