Withering World by Sandor Marai
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Withering World
By Sandor Marai

The Withering World

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Withering World by Sandor Marai

Book Description

Although he is now mostly remembered as a novelist, it is as a poet and translator of poetry that Sandor Marai - the acclaimed author of Embers and Conversations in Bolzano - first made his name in the literary world. This collection, the first and only edition of Marai's poems in the English language - here presented in John Ridland's and Peter V. Czipott's brilliant verse translation - offers a comprehensive selection spanning the author's whole career and exemplifying his mastery of what he considered to be the highest form of literary expression.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847493316
ISBN-10: 1847493319
Classification: Poetry by individual poets
Format: Hardback (216mm x 142mm x 36mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Alma Classics
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sandor Marai

Sandor Marai (1900 - 89) was a Hungarian novelist, journalist and poet who lived in exile for the last fifty years of his life and is now considered one of his country's major twentieth-century writers.

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