By Wolfgang Koeppen
Translated by means of Michael Hofmann
A romantic roman à clef that tells the tale of Sibylle, one of many maximum literary femmes fatales considering the fact that Salomé.Banned by way of the Nazis in 1936 for its frank sexual topics, Wolfgang Koeppen's first novel is eventually showing in English. A romance that expected Beat literature through approximately two decades via its dizzying language and exploration of informal love, this is often Koeppen's such a lot hilarious paintings, person who conjures up Mann's Tonio Kruger. Set in the course of the heady, pre-World battle II days of cabaret-era Germany, the radical facilities round Sibylle—a attractive seductress who balances her amorous affairs with 5 males at once—and Friedrich, the callow, melancholic early life who obsessively pursues her.
In a stranger-than-fiction flip, Sibylle Scholoss, on whom the nature of Sibylle is (very) loosely dependent, is now in her nineties and residing in big apple. This e-book permits us to have fun not just the extreme renaissance of 1 of Germany's maximum twentieth-century writers but in addition the meteoric level occupation of a German actress whose occupation was once thwarted in its major.
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