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1784875015
Paperback:Death in Venice and other stories / Thomas Mann ; translated and with an introduction by David Luke.:2018 Paperback Death in Venice and other stories / Thomas Mann ; translated and with an introduction by David Luke.
Death in Venice and other stories / Thomas Mann ; translated and with an introduction by David Luke.
Author: Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955,
Author: Luke, David, 1921-
Publication year: 2018
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Vintage Classics,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781784875015 1784875015
Notes:
Translated from the German.
Original German publications in 1897, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1912 ; First published in Great Britain in two volumes in 1990 by Martin Secker and Warburg Ltd.
Formerly CIP.
'Death in Venice' is the story of an ageing writer's obsession with a young boy. The man is so distracted by the boy that he fails to pay attention to rumours of disease spreading through the city. The six other stories in this collection include 'The Joker', 'Gladius Dei', 'Little Herr Friedemann', and 'The Road to the Churchyard'. The Vintage Classics Europeans series - with covers provided by textile design firm Wallace Sewell, these are must-have editions of European masterpieces, celebrating the warp and weft of a shared literary treasuryAging writer Gustave von Aschenbach is disappointed by Venice. The skies are leaden, the air is thick and sultry, and a sickening stench emanates from the murky labyrinth of canals. It would hardly be sensible to stay, especially not when rumours of a `sickness' spread through the city. And yet Aschenbach cannot leave: he has seen an entirely beautiful young boy and has fallen under an enchantment. He must stay near the boy, though never speaki
Original title: Short stories. English
Series title: Vintage classic Europeans series
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