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Tales from the Vienna Woods - von Horvath, Odon, and Harrower, David (Translated by)
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'Don't spoil her, Oskar, or you'll pay dear for it. You wouldn't believe what I had to put up with in my marriage. Not because madam, my wife, God bless her, was a vicious-tongued cow, but because I was too decent. Never lose your authority! Keep your distance! Patriarchy, not matriarchy! Keep your head up and your thumbs pressed firmly down. Ave Caesar; morituri te salutant!' Set against the sentimental backdrop of the Vienna Woods and to the distant tune of a Strauss waltz, a community steeped in bigotry concerns itself ...

Tales from the Vienna Woods 2003, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571223046


Mass-market paperback