This long-awaited new translation, the first in English to provide a complete text, brings to its readers one of the greatest masterpieces in all twentieth-century literature in a two-volume boxed set. The Man Without Qualities stands alongside Proust's Remembrance of Things Past and Joyce's Ulysses as one of the three literary masterworks of ...Read MoreThis long-awaited new translation, the first in English to provide a complete text, brings to its readers one of the greatest masterpieces in all twentieth-century literature in a two-volume boxed set. The Man Without Qualities stands alongside Proust's Remembrance of Things Past and Joyce's Ulysses as one of the three literary masterworks of modernism. Dazzlingly written, ferocious, suffused with a high ironic intelligence, it uses Viennese high society on the eve of World War I to chronicle the decay and collapse of the entire Old World and, with utter prescience, to explore all that would follow in our Age of Anxiety. Part satire, part visionary epic, part intellectual tour de force, The Man Without Qualities is a work of immeasurable importance.Read Less
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UsedVeryGood. Softcover, Volume 1 only; translated from the German and with a foreword by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser; light fading, light shelf wear to exterio r; otherwise in very good condition with clean text, firm binding.
Fair in Fair jacket. Hardcover Textblock, lightly tanned, is unmarked. Textblock edges are lightly dust-soiled. End pages are browned at hinge. Red boards are faded and soiled. Spine is bumped and fraying. Upper right corner has small crush. Dust jacket has considerable shelf wear with pieces missing. Spine is darkened. Black-out on first free end page. Rubberstamp digits on last free end page.
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