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The Emperor's Tomb (Works of Joseph Roth)

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The Emperor's Tomb is a nostalgic, haunting elegy for the end of youth and the last days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. A continuation of the saga of the von Trotta family from The Radetzky March, it is both a powerful and moving look at a decaying society and its journey through the War and its devastating aftermath, and the story of the erosion of one man's desperate faith in the virtues of a simple life.

About the Author

Joseph Roth was born in 1894 in a small Galician town on the eastern borders of the Hapsburg Empire. After serving in the Austro-Hungarian army from 1916 to 1918, he worked as a journalist in Vienna and in Berlin. He died in Paris in 1939, leaving behind thirteen novels as well as many stories and essays.

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wfedigan, July 31, 2012 (view all comments by wfedigan)
Perhaps his very best. Humor, beauty, loss, bitterness, innocence, death. Read it, enoy it. The read Roth's Job. Another truly great book.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781585673278
Translator:
Hoare, John
Author:
Hoare, John
Author:
Roth, Joseph
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Location:
Woodstock, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Works of Joseph Roth
Series Volume:
546
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
157
Dimensions:
7.98x5.36x.45 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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