THE READER - NOT SO MUCH ABOUT BOOKS
The end of the War in Europe brought joy to millions, but it also ushered in a period of severe boredom. Like the day after Christmas, there was little to do but clean up and go back to work.
By 1958, the citizens of Berlin live in dull apartments, work depressing jobs and subsist on a diet of potatoes and what looks a lot like potato bread. Fruit, chocolate and any form of excitement are no longer stocked in German stores...