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Spanning several generations, Buddenbrooks is the sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy German merchant family. Plagued by unsuccessful business decisions, disastrous marriages and personal tragedies, the Buddenbrooks family finds themselves in danger of losing their fortune as well as their souls in this "sumptuous production" (The New York Times) of Thomas Mann’s most famous work.
Had I known I was going to have to keep up with the reading instead of enjoying the costumes, facial expressions, etc., I would not have purchased this. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Doris D. Herrera
It is a good story but it is so sad. If you like tragic stories you will really like this. It is in German but there are English subtitles. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ervin M. Sims