Bright Magic: Stories - Doblin, Alfred, and Searls, Damion (Translated by), and Grass, Gunter (Introduction by)
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"Alfred Doblin was a titan of modern German literature. This collection of stories--astonishingly, the first collection of his stories ever published in English--shows him to have been equally adept in shorter forms. Included in its entirety is Doblin's first book, The Murder of a Buttercup, a work of savage brilliance and a landmark of literary expressionism. Mortality roams the streets of nineteenth-century Manhattan, with a white borzoi and a quiet smile. A ballerina duels to the death with the stupid childish body she ...

Bright Magic: Stories 2016, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781590179734

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