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Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

by Thomas Mann

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780375701160
Pages: 544
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 14 Mb
Date posting: 2021-02-26
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"John E. Woods is revising our impression of Thomas Mann, masterpiece by masterpiece." --The New Yorker "Doctor Faustus is Mann's deepest artistic gesture. . . . Finely translated by John E. Woods." --The New Republic Thomas Mann's last great novel, first published in 1947 and now newly rendered into English by acclaimed translator John E. Woods, is a modern reworking of the Faust legend, in which Germany sells its soul to the Devil. Mann's protagonist, the composer Adrian Leverk├╝hn, is the flower of German culture, a brilliant, isolated, overreaching figure, his radical new music a breakneck game played by art at the very edge of impossibility. In return for twenty-four years ...