The first chapter is finally here from the second Berlin volume, City of Smoke.
Nervous confrontations mark the first few days after the stunning, violent climax of Berlin Book One. In the streets, the clubs, the committee halls, and in the press, people are looking for reasons why the police opened fire on a peaceful demonstration of socialist workers. Some are just looking for someone to blame. It is a dark and tense city that the American Jazz band the Cocoa Nut Kids enter for their first European tour.