Goodbye to Berlin

Goodbye to Berlin cover

Goodbye to Berlin is one in a series of LoPiverse books. You might like to refer to their suggested reading order, chronology & series information.

It is a short story set in 1934 that depicts a small incident in the career of Draco Malfoy’s Great-grandmother.

In a Berlin Cabaret a Veela showgirl dances before a crowd of hard-eyed, lecherous wizards, Muggle thrill-seekers and cold, shadowy spies for the omnipresent Authorities, and feels beneath her feet the leaf-mould of the immemorial forests. Gelert Grindelwald, meanwhile, is mobilising hostility against all non-human Magical beings.

Warnings: The author chooses not to warn.

Advisory: This work is set in Berlin 1934 and, accordingly, the characters’ opinions on race, eugenics, the role of women and cross-dressing were-jaguars should not to be assumed to be those of the author.

Acknowledgements:
The original central cover image is a photograph from a flickr feed by Len Treeman (nyctreeman) which is sadly no longer available. It is of Mariette Poplavska, from a 1934 German Kabaret Vaudeville Album. We believe it is out of copyright and have asked the flickr stream owner to confirm this. Sadly they have not been able to reply at the time of going to press, but as they permit others to use photos from this stream, we hope our not-for-profit use will also be acceptable. The fonts used in this book are from the Source Serif Pro font family by Frank Grießhammer.

The images and fonts were used under license detailed on their respective website pages at the date of this book publication.

As usual, Russ from shoes for industry designed the book cover, produced the books and compiled the on-line work.

The opinions, prejudices, faults and spelling herein are all my own work, and I apologise in advance for them.


This short story is rated PG. You might also like to consider other books set in the Harry Potter fandom.

- First Edition: 27th Oct 2010
- 2nd Edition: 17th Apr 2012
- 3rd Edition: 15th Apr 2021

This work is created as a transformative work on a not-for-profit basis. All rights in the underlying properties are those of their respective holders.


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