Books > Movers & Shakers > Literature & Fiction










Price: $1.30 ($22.00)

(as of 2012-11-09 11:30:37 PST)

You save $20.70 (94%)

Usually ships in 24 hours

Literature & Fiction

Rating: 4.4 / 5.0 (21 votes)

Released: 2010-07-20

Buying Choices

51 new from $1.30
62 used from $0.01
2 collectible from $14.00

(as of 2012-11-09 11:30:37 PST)








Comedy in a Minor Key: A Novel by Hans Keilson

Description

A penetrating look at of unusual folks resisting the Nazi occupation—and, actual to its title, a dark comedy of wartime manners—Comedy in a Minor Key tells the story of Wim and Marie, a Dutch couple who first cover a Jew they realize as Nico, then will have to cast off his body whilst he dies of pneumonia. This novella, first revealed in 1947 and now translated into English for the first time, shows Hans Keilson at his best possible: deeply ironic, penetrating, sympathetic, and brilliantly brand new, an inheritor to Joseph Roth and Franz Kafka. In 2008, whilst Keilson won Germany’s prestigious Welt Literature Prize, the citation praised his work for exploring “the harmful impulse at work within the twentieth century, right down to its private mental and religious ramifications.”

released to celebrate Keilson’s hundredth birthday, Comedy in a Minor Key—and The loss of life of the Adversary, reissued in paperback—will introduce American readers to a forgotten magnificenceic author, a witness to global war II and a complicated storyteller whose books remain as fresh as once they first got here to mild.

Check All OffersAdd to WishListCustomer Reviews

ebook main points

author: Hans Keilsonwriter: Farrar, Straus and..Binding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: thirteen5

similar ebooks

The Prague Cemetery
The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno: A Novel
Ilustrado: A Novel
Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer
The Death of the Adversary: A Novel

Comments




Our ebookshop offers you a huge selection of most exclusive book and ebooks. Look at you in peace, and to save you Kindle eBooks – Ebookle.de. The large selection of great books is updated daily! Much information about the authors are available.