The Murder of a Buttercup

“The Murder of a Buttercup,” an Expressionist short story originally written in German, is one of Alfred Döblin’s earlier works.  Entitled “Die Ermordung einer Butterblume” in its original language, the story follows the actions of a store owner as he is haunted by the memory of a buttercup he destroyed one evening while walking in… Continue Reading The Murder of a Buttercup