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Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories - Thomas Mann, H.T. Lowe-Porter
Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories
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Celebrated novella of a middle-aged German writer's tormented passion for a Polish youth met on holiday in Venice, and its tragic consequences. New translation with extensive commentary.
Celebrated novella of a middle-aged German writer's tormented passion for a Polish youth met on holiday in Venice, and its tragic consequences. New translation with extensive commentary.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394700038 (0394700031)
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Pages no: 404
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
This review isn't going to make sense. I should just say that right now. I have never read Mann before. Of course one keeps hearing about "Death in Venice" and then one feels guilty about not reading it and so on. Finally, in terms of this year's late resolution of doing something about my TBR p...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
Just the story 'Death in Venice' translated by Michael Henry Heim and read by Simon Callow.Blurb from Wiki - The main character is Gustav von Aschenbach, a famous author in his early fifties who has recently been ennobled and thus acquired the aristocratic "von" to his name. He is a man dedicated to...
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories
"Read this," you said, handing me Death in Venice, "you'll enjoy it!""What's it about," I asked."It's a story whose entire premise is based on a perverted old man lusting ghoulishly after the youth of a handsome, young boy," you said."Fuck off," I shouted. I don't usually go in for the old-man-desir...
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