SPYING ON BERTOLT BRECHT IN EAST GERMANY

Brecht’s Lover by Jaques-Pierre Amette Pros: atmosphere, characterization Cons: no solution for the enigma of Brecht Jaques-Pierre Amette’s 2003 novel La maîtresse de Brecht became the hundredth book to win the Prix Goncourt. It was translated into British English in 2005 not as Brecht’s Mistress, but as Brecht’s Lover. The young and beautiful actress Maria