Book Club Questions for Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon

Book Club Questions for Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon

Examine the character of the ‘hero’ of the novel Alex Meier.

How does Joseph Kanon create the suspense and tension that runs throughout this thriller?

Moral ambiguity pervades this novel – do you ever feel that it is ok to do bad things for a good reason?

The Good German, a previous novel by Joseph Kanon, was made into a film. Do you think that Leaving Berlin would translate well to the big screen?