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- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 17.32
Occasionally a collection of letters appears that is so extraordinary in its biographical details and emotional resonance that the work becomes a classic of literature in its own right: the letters, for example, of Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway or Saul Bellow. Such is the case of the legendary Austro-Hungarian novelist and essayist, Joseph Roth,... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2012; US$ 12.99
This is not perhaps the real Napoleon, but it's certainly a remarkable creation that leaps off the page.' - Jack Kerridge, The Sunday Telegraph In The Hundred Days, Joseph Roth provides a poignant look at Napoleon's seemingly triumphant return to Paris from exile in March 1815. The story of Napoleon's last grasp at glory is framed both through the... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2012; US$ 12.99
While the rest of Joseph Roth's oeuvre has been made available to the English-speaking world in recent years, this new translation by Richard Panchyk - a distant relative of Roth - will redress the historical absence of such a key, neglected work in the Roth canon. Roth penned and published The Antichrist during the first years of his exile from his... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 15.99
Now available for the first time in English, Perlefter: The Story of a Bourgeois is a novel fragment that was discovered among Joseph Roth's papers decades after his death. The book chronicles the life and times of Alexander Perlefter, the well-to-do Austrian urbanite with whom his relative, a small-town narrator, Naphthali Kroj, has come to live after... more...
- Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 17.00
Job is the tale of Mendel Singer, a pious, destitute Eastern-European Jew and children?s Torah teacher whose faith is tested at every turn. His youngest son seems to be incurably disabled, one of his older sons joins the Russian Army, the other deserts to America, and his daughter is running around with a Cossack. When he flees with his wife and daughter,... more...
- Granta Publications 2013; US$ 9.99
The Emperor's Tomb is a magically evocative, haunting elegy to the vanished world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and to the passing of time and the loss of youth and friends. Prophetic and regretful, intuitive and exact, Roth's acclaimed novel is the tale of one man's struggle to come to terms with the uncongenial society of post-First World War Vienna... more...
- Granta Publications 2013; US$ 13.32
The Radetzky March is a meditation on the Austro-Hungarian Empire through the prism of three generations of the Trotta family. The novel opens in 1859 at the Battle of Solferino, when the young Lieutenant Trotta saves the life of the Emperor and is ennobled. He owes the Empire everything, and his son also becomes a conscientious servant of the great... more...
- Granta Publications 2014; US$ 13.32
In 1920, Joseph Roth, the most renowned German correspondent of his age, arrived in Berlin, the capital of the Weimar Republic. He produced a series of impressionistic and political writings that influenced an entire generation of writers, including Thomas Mann and the young Christopher Isherwood. Roth, like no other German writer of his time, ventured... more...