Publish date: February 14th 2012
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Good story, but brought down by bad writing. The entire thing was an example of why 'show don't tell' is so important, along with copious amounts of confusing head-hopping. :|
Sektion 20 is set in East Berlin in the nineteen seventies. It's the story of a family who fall foul of the communist establishment because of the activities of their teenage son, Alex. As a result,they are forced to defect to the West although, unknown to the rest of the family, their escape has be...
4.5 stars.Firstly, there is one thing that I wish I had done: I wish I had read Sektion 20 after I had visited Berlin, after I learnt more about The Cold War, the Stasi, and the idea behind the Berlin Wall, and the rest of the history being there where it all happened. After I became to know the cit...