Original Language: German --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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Death in Venice is a chilling, cerebral, and beautifully rendered novella. An aging academic's Petrarchan fawning over a gilded youth in a city of supreme decadence, Mann's book... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Kevin F. Tasker
Glad I got around to this one. Very hard to read a translated version of anything so classic and know if the full intent of the author has been realized. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Ann M.
I suppose that anybody reviewing a 'classic' has got to say its great but I have my doubts about Mann's Death in Venice. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andrew Prior
Have returned to Thomas Mann a number of times. Never really easy but always atmospheric enough to be worth the effort.Published 4 months ago by K. E. Zindle
The novella is fine if you like Mann. The translation is the problem: the editors have kept German syntax, which often makes sentences more convoluted than necessary, and there are... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Patricia V
This book has become a classic for many reasons. The writing is beautiful. Thomas Mann's characters are complicated. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Judith R.Schneider