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The emperor's tomb

Author: Joseph Roth
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 2013.
Series: New Directions paperbook, 1253
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Running from 1913 to 1938, from the eve of one world war to the eve of the next, from disaster to disaster, full of upheavals, reversals and abrupt twists of plot, the novel tells of one man's foppish, sleepwalking, spoiled youth and then his struggle to come to terms with the uncongenial society of post-First World War Vienna, financial ruin, and the first intimations of Nazi barbarities.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Roth
ISBN: 9780811221276 081122127X 9780811221283 0811221288
OCLC Number: 812781284
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Originally published in German in 1938 as Die Kapuzinergruft."
Description: xv, 167 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 1253
Other Titles: Kapuzinergruft.
Responsibility: Joseph Roth ; Translated by Michael Hofmann.

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Running from 1913 to 1938, from the eve of one world war to the eve of the next, from disaster to disaster, full of upheavals, reversals and abrupt twists of plot, the novel tells of one man's foppish, sleepwalking, spoiled youth and then his struggle to come to terms with the uncongenial society of post-First World War Vienna, financial ruin, and the first intimations of Nazi barbarities.

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