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"One of the world's most beautiful books." -"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
Text: English, German (translation) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
The protagonist was a brat, but I enjoyed the book. Beautifully told story.Published 24 days ago by Paloma Reads
This mArvelous book is not light reading but it is reading with great emotional rewards. It is a companion to the Stories of God, the book of Hours and The Sonnets of Orpheus. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ray A Burleigh
This is an existentialist must read.
Beautiful, sublime and painterly...
Malte Laurids Brigge is a queer fellow, indeed. Read his notebooks if you have a queer bent of mind, and if you can stomach drifting into the recesses of an uncanny consciousness,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Pietro Krepompkin
This is a complicated work that operates on a number of levels. It's a vaguely autobiographical take on Rilke's brief time living in Pre-WWI Paris, it's also a contemplation on the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by jafrank
This marvelous little book should be required reading for every adult. It reads like a lyric poem, with a perfect flourish at the end.Published 18 months ago by laura
Love the book - it's long out of print and this is a very good copy purchased used. The book brings together a lovely series of lithographs by Ben Shahn with a beautiful meditation... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Susan Gzesh
Easily one of the best books I've read all year and probably one that will stay at the top of my list for years to come. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Rachel Kowal
This is a good translation and I like the imagery of the writer, however, it is not the type of book you can put down and then pick right back up a week later so make sure you... Read morePublished on June 12, 2013 by David Braswell