Chloë Daniel: ‘Love at Last Sight’, 21 May 2020
Show More Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy and Risk in Turn of the Century Berlin by Tyler Carrington.
Oxford, 248 pp., £22.99, February 2019, 978 0 19 091776 0Show More
“... Tyler Carrington’s micro-history Love at Last Sight opens like a work of true crime, with the unsolved case of Frieda Kliem, a 39-year-old seamstress murdered on 17 June 1914 in a forest on the outskirts of Berlin. The murderer was presumed to be a man she met through a personal ad, Paul Kuhnt, who made off with her keys and plundered her apartment ...”