Description - Conspirators by Michael Andre Bernstein
"Beautifully written, intricate and entrancing."--Jaroslaw Anders, "Los Angeles Times Book Review"Galicia, Austria-Hungary, 1913. In the castle of a frontier town, on the border between Europe and the East, the corrupt Count-Governor Wiladowski watches helplessly while a wave of assassinations sweeps the empire, and his province. When a member of his own family is murdered, the count gives broad police powers to his spymaster, Jakob Tausk: a brilliant young Jew whose ruthless war on terror extends into every corner of the province and beyond, enlisting union organizers, financiers, aristocrats and their servants, and a young novelist and playwright, newly arrived in the Vienna of Franz Josef and Freud, hungry for literary success.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 33mm)
Publisher: Picador USA
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Author Biography - Michael Andre Bernstein
Michael Andre Bernstein is a frequent contributor to" The Times Literary Supplement," the" Los Angeles Times Book Review," and" The New Republic." He is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley."