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The novel tells the story of a middle-class UNESCO engineer called Walter Faber, who believes in rational, calculated world. Strange events undermine his security - an emergency landing in a Mexican desert against all odds, his friend Joachim hangs himself in the Mexican jungle, and he falls in love with a woman who dies of a concussion, he has an incestuous affair. Finally Faber becomes ill with stomach cancer, but it is too late for him to change his life.

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Homo Faber 2006, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141188669

Mass-market paperback

Homo Faber 1999, Philipp Reclam Jun Verlag GmbH, Ditzingen

ISBN-13: 9783150081792

German

Paperback

Homo Faber 1998, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt

ISBN-13: 9783518188033

German

Paperback

Homo Faber 1997, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt

ISBN-13: 9783518392409

German

Paperback

Homo Faber 1994, Mariner Books, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780156421355

Trade paperback

Homo Faber 1994, Harvest Books

ISBN-13: 9780544310582

Hardcover

Homo Faber 1991, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt

ISBN-13: 9783518368541

German

Paperback

Homo Faber 1988, Gallimard

ISBN-13: 9782070374182

French

Paperback

Homo Faber 1973, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395144022

German
Revised edition

Hardcover