1934 - Rare French Bookset - Thomas Mann - La montagne magique (Der Zauberberg)


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(English description)

Author : Thomas Mann
Title : La montagne magique (Der Zauberberg)
Language : Text in French
Publisher : Paris, Editions Fayard. 1934-1936. - Traduit de l'allemand par Maurice Betz. Univers. Complete 2 volumes.
Size : 9 "X 6 "
Pages : 530-581 pages
Binding : Very good softcover binding (hinges fine) under a removable protective mylar cover. 
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean). 

The book : Very nice early French edition of Thomas Mann Magic Mountain, first published in german in November 1924 (1st French Edition 1931). It is widely considered to be one of the most influential works of 20th century German literature..

The author : Paul Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Goethe, Nietzsche and Schopenhauer.

   


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