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Three Novellas: The Legend of the Holy Drinker, Fallmerayer the Stationmaste (Works of Joseph Roth)

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The Legend of the Holy Drinker" tells the haunting story of a dissolute vagrant who is uplifted for a short time by a series of miracles. Written in the final days of Roth's life, it is a novella of sparkling lucidity and humanity. "Fallmerayer the Stationmaster" and "The Bust of the Emperor" are Roth's most acclaimed works of shorter fiction.

Synopsis:

In this volume, The Legend of the Holy Drinker, which Roth wrote in the final days of his life, and which The Evening Standard deemed "a masterpiece," joins the author's most acclaimed works of shorter fiction.

About the Author

Joseph Roth (1894-1939) is also the author of the novels The Radetzky March, The Emperor's Tomb, Tarabas, Job, Confession of a Murderer, Flight Without End, The Silent Prophet, and The Spider's Web/Zipper and His Father (all available from Overlook), and Right and Left (forthcoming).

Table of Contents

Fallmerayer the stationmaster — The bust of the emperor — The legend of the holy drinker.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585674480
Author:
Roth, Joseph
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Location:
Woodstock, NY
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
German fiction
Subject:
Roth, Joseph
Subject:
Roth, Joseph - Translations into English
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Works of Joseph Roth
Series Volume:
no. 9.
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.08x5.45x.33 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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