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"One of the most readable, poignant, and superb novels in twentieth-century German: it stands with the best of Thomas Mann, Alfred Döblin, and Robert Musil. Roth was a cultural monument of Galician Jewry: ironic, compassionate, perfectly pitched to his catastrophic era." — Harold Bloom
"A masterpiece… The totality of Joseph Roth’s work is no less than tragédie humaine achieved in the techniques of modern fiction.” — Nadine Gordimer

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"One of the most readable, poignant, and superb novels in twentieth-century German: it stands with the best of Thomas Mann, Alfred Döblin, and Robert Musil. Roth was a cultural monument of Galician Jewry: ironic, compassionate, perfectly pitched to his catastrophic era." — Harold Bloom

"A masterpiece… The totality of Joseph Roth’s work is no less than tragédie humaine achieved in the techniques of modern fiction.” — Nadine Gordimer

( wiki | amazon | b&n )

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