THE BOOK OF THE RIVIERA

THE BOOK OF THE RIVIERA

A declaration of love to the Côte d'Azur.
They were young, spoiled and famous. When Klaus and Erika Mann wrote a travel guide about the Riviera in 1931, public interest was assured. With great pleasure Erika and Klaus write about the wild Marseille, the fashionable Cannes and of course about Monte Carlo. They chat lightly and ironically about ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 176
Kindler
ISBN: 978-3-463-40715-9
2019/04/16
THE TURNING POINT - AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

THE TURNING POINT - AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Klaus Mann’s “The Turning Point” is rightly considered one of the most beautiful autobiographies in German literature. Yet decisive passages are missing in the edition that has been available so far – eliminated by his sister Erika and his former editor. The full version is published here for the first time, together with other previously ...  read more

price: € 14,00
pages: 896
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27649-1
2019/04/16
SYMPHONIE PATHÉTIQUE

SYMPHONIE PATHÉTIQUE

With this novel, Klaus Mann created a life story of Peter Ilyitsch Tchaikovsky. The sunken urban backgrounds of St. Petersburg and Moscow, imperial Berlin and other cultural centres of music are brought back to life again. Symphonie Pathétique is a novel that deals with the relationship between Eros, politics and art. This new edition includes an ...  read more

price: € 14,00
pages: 416
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27648-4
2019/04/16
WHEN MEN DIDN’T DIE IN THEIR BEDS: THE (NEW) NORDIC SAGAS

WHEN MEN DIDN’T DIE IN THEIR BEDS: THE (NEW) NORDIC SAGAS

Brave Siegfried a snooty and conceited old sod with a bad sense of humour? The lovely Kriemhild a bad bitch, and her brother Gunter a penny-pinching old git? Was Hagen a bold and clear-sighted statesman with overtly homo-erotic tendencies? Did a bad bank gamble away the Rheingold?

Freeing these famed sagas from their tortuously bardic style and ...  read more

price: € 20,00
pages: 448
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0035-9
2018/10/23
THE COMPLETE WORKS

THE COMPLETE WORKS

“Not a word too many, not a word too few” (Heinrich Böll on Borchert)
With only a slim volume of works – two dozen short stories, a handful of poems and the play The Man Outside – Wolfgang Borchert became the most important voice of German post war literature. “At night, a writer may look at the stars. But woe betide him if he does not feel that ...  read more

price: € 15,00
pages: 576
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24980-8
2009/05/02
THE ADVENTURES OF KORNÉL ESTI

THE ADVENTURES OF KORNÉL ESTI

Created by renowned Hungarian writer Dezsö Kosztolányi, Kornél Esti is one of the most flamboyant and versatile heroes ever committed to paper. Breezing through fantastically outrageous adventures, he is an expert in the art of creative lying, knows exactly how to deal with “difficult customers” and regales us with his many spirited and hilarious ...  read more

price: € 8,90
pages: 192
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24147-5
2007/07/02
LIVING AND WRITING – DIARIES 1951-1962

LIVING AND WRITING – DIARIES 1951-1962

Martin Walser is a master of transforming life into literature. His novels are always suspected of being autobiographical, rarely with any foundation. Opening the diaries, the pages covered with drawings, we find that even they document his writing rather than his life. This is what makes them a truly distinctive work of art.  read more

price: € 12,90
pages: 672
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24427-8
2007/03/01
ALEXANDER - A UTOPIAN NOVEL

ALEXANDER - A UTOPIAN NOVEL

Klaus Mann tells the story of a Macedonian king who attempts to realize an old dream of mankind: Alexander wants to create an empire of freedom and love. When the young king starts out on his victory trail, he is greeted with flowers and songs of praise. Yet by the time his empire stretches from the Egyptian deserts to the river Indus, he brings ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24412-4
2006/11/01
WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT

WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT

A small, picturesque University town in Southern Germany at the end of the Thirties. A visiting American is expecting the romantic comfort of quiet cobbled alleys. Instead, he finds crunching boots and roaring loud speakers, the SA is marching and the Führer shrieks over the airwaves.
In ten loosely connected episodes, the committed antifascist ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 320
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24413-1
2006/11/01
THE TWELVE HUNDREDTH HOTEL ROOM

THE TWELVE HUNDREDTH HOTEL ROOM

Celebrating the 100th birthday of the cult author, this book takes us on a thrilling journey through his extensive literary oeuvre. Klaus Mann was the most charismatic offspring of the “Mann Dynasty”. Born in 1906 and driven into exile by the Nazis in 1933, he overdosed on sleeping pills and died aged only 42 in Cannes in May 1949. In his short ...  read more

price: € 8,90
pages: 288
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24411-7
2006/11/01
ME OF ALL PEOPLE - A COMPENDIUM

ME OF ALL PEOPLE - A COMPENDIUM

She ran a cabaret and drove in car races, trod the boards as an actress and served her father as “daughter-adjutant”: Erika Mann was a multi-talented woman with inexhaustible energy. In this compendium, we get to know her as a writer – a committed, wonderfully argumentative woman full of wit and literary bite.  read more

price: € 8,90
pages: 272
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-24158-1
2005/11/01
THE VOLCANO - A NOVEL SET AMONG EMIGRANTS

THE VOLCANO - A NOVEL SET AMONG EMIGRANTS

Klaus Mann’s novel ‘The Volcano’, first published in 1939, is one of his most important works. It is a literary chronicle of anti-fascist emigration, a unique panorama of destinies in exile. Director Ottokar Runze has made a film of the novel, to be released in October 1999. In honour of this film version a new edition of the novel will be ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 576
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-22591-8
1999/10/01
RENDEZVOUS IN INFINITY

RENDEZVOUS IN INFINITY

‘Rendezvous in Infinity’ is the most successful and demanding work of literature completed by Klaus Mann prior to his exile. The novel paints a fascinating portrait of the “lost generation” in Germany during the Weimar Republic: Young people torn between longing and despair, political rebellion and individual escapism. With the character of dancer ...  read more

price: € 11,00
pages: 332
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-22377-8
1994/12/01
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