The second paragraph in his novel, "A Berlin Diary" (the second novel in this book) is one of the most... When Christopher Isherwood moved to Berlin in 1929, the 25-year-old British novelist could not quite bring himself to settle down in one place. At one point he changed addresses three times in three months.
There is no way to aptly describe the strange feeling of coincidence that sunk in slowly as I realised that I had been born on the same date as Isherwood. I had taken him up as a favourite author earlier this year; determined to read his entire fictional and... The Berlin Stories is a book consisting of two novellas by Christopher Isherwood: Goodbye to Berlin and Mr Norris Changes Trains.