Stasiland Background

Stasiland Background

Stasiland, or Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall, is a text compiled by Anna Funder. It tells the stories of the Stasi, the secret police force of East Germany, as well as the people who attempted to resist their regime.

This book seeks to tell the hidden stories of East Germany. It delves into real-life narratives from both sides, the Stasi and the resistance forces, and their perspectives on the Berlin partition. Stunningly raw, Stasiland delivers extraordinary never-been-told tales from behind the Berlin wall.

Stasiland was extremely well-received, being translated into more than 69 languages. Spike magazine praised it as: "an essential insight into the totalitarian regime".

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