Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family

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Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Vintage
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Pages
736
Dimensions
5.28 X 1.26 X 8.06 inches | 1.13 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679752608
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About the Author

John E. Woods is the distinguished translator of many books -- most notably Arno Schmidt's Evening Edged in Gold, for which he won both the American Book Award for translation and the PEN Translation Prize; Patrick Suskind's Perfume, for which he again won the PEN Translation Prize in 1987; Mr. Suskind's The Pigeon and Mr. Summer's Story; Doris Dorrie's Love, Pain, and the Whole Damn Thing and What Do You Want from Me?; and Libuse Monikova's The Facade. Mr. Woods lives in San Diego and is currently at work on a translation of Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain.

Reviews

"A remarkable achievement . . . In Woods's sparkling translation, the reader encounters a work that is closer in style, vocabulary, idiom, and tone to the original."--NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW"Wonderfully fresh and elegant . . . Essential reading for anyone who wishes to enter Mann's fictional universe."--LOS ANGELES TIMES