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Death in Rome

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Published 4 years, 11 months ago 1 comment

Description: A prophetic novel that ranks with The Tin Drum and W. G. Sebald's The Emigrants as one of the essential works of contemporary European fiction. Wolfgang Koeppen's Death in Rome, in the words of translator Michael Hofmann, "is a comprehensive and brilliant provocation of an entire nation." First published in 1954 to great controversy, it is only now being recognized as a classic. A tragic portrait of Germany after World War II, Death in Rome completes the trilogy that earned Koeppen praise from Günter Grass in his lifetime as "the greatest living German writer." Mirroring the social and political upheaval fol ... (more)
Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company
Release date: 17 June 2001
ISBN-10 : 0393321940 | ISBN-13: 9780393321944
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