The Withering World
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Withering World by Sandor Marai
Book DescriptionAlthough 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 DetailsISBN: 9781847493316
Classification: Poetry by individual poets
Format: Hardback (216mm x 142mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Alma Classics
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A poem written in both prose and verse.
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Embers, Paperback (February 2003)
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The rediscovered masterpiece from the author of "Embers" is an erotically charged novel, written within the framework of historical reality, about Casanova's fateful encounter with the woman who finally defeats him.
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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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