Publish date: 2010
Edition language: Deutsch
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, 20th Century
, German Literature
Series: Von Trotta Family (#1)
The story of the Trotta family is a stand-in for the end of the Habsburg monarchy. As a lieutenant in the army the grandfather saves the emperor's life in the battle of Solferino and is raised from a commoner's situation to a barony. His son would like to enter the army, but is forbidden by his fath...
Re-visit via radio:BBC BLURB: Dramatised by Gregory EvansA dramatisation of Joseph Roth's most celebrated novel.Piano and Trumpet played by Peter RingroseDirected by Marc Beeby***************************Literary critic Harold Blom described Joseph Roth's The Radetzky March as "One of the most reada...
4.5 stars - a fine book, often moving, albeit sometimes to the point of melodrama - flashes of modernist brilliance, but at times quite conventional -- occasionally one can sense Roth is striving for effect, sometimes achieving it brilliantly, sometimes... not quite... an important treatment of the ...
Rating: 4* of five The Book Report: The book description from Amazon is unusually cryptic. It says:“The Radetzky March, Joseph Roth's classic saga of the privileged von Trotta family, encompasses the entire social fabric of the Austro-Hungarian Empire just before World War I. The author's greatest ...
“That was how things were back then. Anything that grew took its time growing, and anything that perished took a long time to be forgotten. But everything that had once existed left its traces, and people lived on memories just as they now live on the ability to forget quickly and emphatically.” The...
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