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THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN

by THOMAS MANN

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Published
1981
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Very Good+
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$64.81

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This is a luxury edition of The Magic Mountain, written by the Thomas Mann (1875-1955), who won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature. This classic novel, about career invalids snowbound in the Swiss Alps, was first published in 1924 and it is considered to be one of the most influential works of 20th century German literature. This copy was published by… Read more
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JOSEPH THE PROVIDER

by THOMAS MANN

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Published
1944
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Fine
Edition
First, 1st Printing
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$52.66

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Joseph the Provider is the fourth book in Mann's four-part series Joseph and His Brothers, which Mann wrote over 16 years and completed in 1942. He re-tells the stories in Genesis, chapters 27-50, putting them in historical context. Mann, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929, considered it his greatest work. This book was first… Read more
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The Castle & The Trial

by Franz Kafka

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Published
1968
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Fine
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$40.51

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In 1999, Literaturhaus Munchen, Bertelsmann and 99 authors compiled a list of the Best German Novels of the 20th Century. The Castle was #9; The Trial was #2. The Castle, or Das Schloss, was written in 1926. A protagonist known only as 'K' arrives in a village and struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities who … Read more
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BUDDENBROOKS

by Thomas Mann

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$36.45

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Buddenbrooks is the first novel by German writer Thomas Mann (1875-1955). It was written in 1901 and was his first novel, yet its translation into English in 1924 led to his winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929. Buddenbrooks chronicles the decline of a wealthy north German merchant family over the course of four… Read more
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