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Death in Venice is a story of obsession. Gustave von Aschenbach is a successful but ageing writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day, he notices an exceptionally beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon Aschenbachs days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the ominous rumours of disease spreading through the city.

This volume includes six additional stories: Little Herr Friedemann; The Joker; The Road to the Churchyard; Gladius Dei; Tristan; and Tonio Kröger.

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Synopsis:

Death in Venice is a story of obsession. Gustave von Aschenbach is a successful but aging writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day, at dinner, Aschenbach notices an exceptionally beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon his days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the ominous rumors that have begun to circulate about disease spreading through the city. Available exclusively from Vintage Classics.

About the Author

Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and Nobel Prize laureate. His titles include Buddenbrooks, Doctor Faustus, Joseph and His Brothers, and The Magic Mountain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099428657
Author:
MANN, THOMAS
Publisher:
Vintage Classics
Translator:
Luke, David
Author:
Mann
Author:
Luke, David
Location:
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Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Classics
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.76 x 5.09 x 0.86 in 0.52 lb

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Death in Venice is a story of obsession. Gustave von Aschenbach is a successful but aging writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day, at dinner, Aschenbach notices an exceptionally beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon his days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the ominous rumors that have begun to circulate about disease spreading through the city. Available exclusively from Vintage Classics.
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