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Klaus Mann

Klaus Mann was one of the most active European writers with an antifascist mission. In 1937 he moved to the United States, began writing in English, and became an American citizen in 1943. He died in Cannes in 1949. Mann's works have been translated into more than 20 languages. The best known are Mephisto, The Turning Point, André Gide and the Crisis of Modern Thought, and Escape to Life.