Enrico has always lived in the shadow of his gifted friend Carlo, a bond made all the stronger by Carlo's suicide at the age of 23. In portraying Enrico's life, Magris depicts a world in chaos, that of the Austro-Hungarian Empire shaken by the Great War. By the author of "Danube".
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"Claudio Magris can now be numbered among the great Europeans of the late twentieth century, a writer whose books illuminate not just the history, literature and philosophy of the continent but the human condition itself" (Guardian)
"Quietly devastating and...bitterly funny study of the dangers of philosophy...a very human book" (Independent)
"This shrewd and deeply intelligent novelist...deserves to be read again and again" (Daily Telegraph)
"Magris is one of those intellectuals whose gnomic playfulness can both infuriate and fascinate." ( The Independent)
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Book Description Harvill, London, UK, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no reprint statement the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a as new Dust Jacket. Signed and inscribed by Claudio Magris to a previous owner on the front end page. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 002373