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Mark Twain und seine Berliner Monate

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Judith Luig

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Der berühmte Schriftsteller weilte einige Monate in Berlin. Die Stadt begeisterte ihn, denn man könne in Berlin alles lernen - außer der deutschen Sprache.

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Erst in der Körnerstraße, dann nahe dem Pariser Platz

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