Quotation by Alfred Döblin

So far no actual revolutionary masses have come into view. This might be considered sufficient reason for reproaching someone who has set out to describe a revolution. But it is not our fault. This is, after all, a German revolution.
Alfred Döblin (1878–1957), German-Jewish novelist, physician. Trans. by John Woods. A People Betrayed, vol. II, bk. 3, November 1918: A German Revolution (1948).
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