Eight complex stories illustrative of the author's belief that "a story must tell itself," highlighted by the high art style of the famous title novella.
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"Who am I, whence do I come that I am as I am, and am neither able or willing to be anything else?" --Thomas MannAbout the Author:
Thomas Mann (1875–1955) was from Germany. At the age of 25, he published his first novel, Buddenbrooks. In 1924, The Magic Mountain was published, and five years later, Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Following the rise of the Nazis to power, he left Germany for good in 1933 to live in Switzerland and then in California, where he wrote Doctor Faustus (first published in the United States in 1948).
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Book Description Vintage, 1954. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0394700031
Book Description Vintage. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0394700031 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1932554