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Angel Classics > Brigitta, with 'Limestone', 'Abdias' and 'The Forest Path'

Angel Classics Brigitta, with 'Limestone', 'Abdias' and 'The Forest Path'

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The nineteenth-century Austrian writer Adalbert Stifter, best known for his novel Der Nachsommer (Indian Summer), was far ahead of his time in portraying the diseased subconscious and the influence that the earliest years have on a person's development. He was rated by Thomas Mann as 'one of the most secretly daring and most strangely gripping narrators in world literature'. Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly's masterly new translations of four of his major novellas offer the most substantial selection of Stifter's richly symbolic narratives to appear in English.

Stifter, like Kafka, has a modern appeal in that his narration is as much a veil as a window; the reader, like the characters, must learn how to see.

'The narrator of Limestone says he is going to tell a story "in which nothing unusual happens, but which I have been unable to forget." The reader will echo the last words.' PN Review

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Series Angel Classics Title Brigitta, with 'Limestone', 'Abdias' and 'The Forest Path'
Subject German Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date September 1990 Authors Adalbert Stifter / Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
Binding Paperback Pages 247
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 466
ESB Code 55387 ISBN 9780946162369
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 08/06/2020 if you order today
  Price £13.95

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