The Collected Stories of Joseph Roth by Joseph Roth

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ContributionsMichael Hofmann (Introduction, Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7453958M
ISBN 10039332379X
ISBN 109780393323795
OCLC/WorldCa53308780

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Five novels, three books of non-fiction, and a book of stories - nine books, and a 10th, a volume of letters, contracted for. I don't know. Writing career. Roth's work first appeared in print in the Chicago Review while he was studying, and later teaching, at the University of Chicago.

His first book, Goodbye, Columbus, contains the novella Goodbye, Columbus and four short stories. It won the National Book Award in He published his first full-length novel, Letting Go, in In he published When She Was Education: Bucknell University (BA), University.

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Granta here presents Roth's collected stories and novellas, in new translations by the poet Michael Hofmann. They include 'Fallermayr the Stationmaster' and 'The Bust of the Emperor', bitter comedies of the last days of the Hapsburgs; 'Strawberries', the story of a small town in Galicia, and many other astonishing shorter : Explore books by Joseph Roth with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £   The Hotel Years Nonfiction by Joseph Roth Translated by Michael Hofmann The Hotel Years gathers sixty-four feuilletons: on hotels; pains and pleasures; personalities; and the deteriorating international situation of the before translated into English, these pieces begin in Vienna just at the end of the First War, and end in Paris near the outbreak of the.

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It was certainly true for Stefan Zweig. In the s and s, the Austrian Jewish writer was one of the world’s best-selling authors. His.

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