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This brief and poignant novel from Germany explores existential questions as its 46-year-old narrator reflects on broken relationships and other failures, and struggles to come to terms with life. The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt by Wilhelm Genazino, 2004 recipient of the Georg-Buchner-Preis, Germany's highest literary honor, is finally available to English-speaking readers in a pitch-perfect translation by Philip Boehm. Employed by a high-end shoe manufacturer to test new

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780811215831
ISBN-10: 0811215830
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 134mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 8-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States


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