The subject here is the nature of Art.
Broch presents the rich, dense, intellectual sensibilities of Virgil with a style that will challenge and immensely satisfy readers of gorgeous literary novels.
What emerged from that horrifying experience is one of the preeminent literary works of the 20th century.
One of the most courageous authors. Broch disregards all rules of literature. Death of Virgil is a difficult book - not something you would read in a sitting. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jacob van T.
I is loves book. it got greeeen cover n other stuffs? When I buys this it is best book iPublished 18 months ago by Austin Hannigan
I would actually have to disagree with the reviews calling this book difficult or arduous. I read it very quickly, completely entranced. Read morePublished on March 26, 2011 by D. Moulton
No doubt, it's boring. It's one of those fabulously boring books.
I'm going through my margin notes, looking for why I love this book so much. Read more
This novel reads more like an epic poem than a novel, which is only right as the novel deals with the demise of the Aeneid's brilliant author. Read morePublished on January 9, 2009 by Wordsworth
Broch twists the concept of "novel" here to throw at us a very long prose poem -of the highest order. Read morePublished on May 8, 2007 by Guillermo Maynez
Here we go: This book is the most turgid, arduous, impenetrable conglomeration of words I've ever come across (Finnegans Wake excepted). Read morePublished on March 24, 2007 by Daniel Myers
This work stands firmly as one of the masterpieces of 20th century literature, and is not to be missed by the thoughtful reader willing to spend some time with a great book. Read morePublished on April 2, 2006 by R. Colbourne