The Hundred Days

Joseph Roth (Author) Richard Panchyk (Translator)
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Description

Roth's signature lyrical elegance and haunting atmospheric details sing in The Hundred Days. "There may be," as James Wood has stated, "no modern writer more able to combine the novelistic and the poetic, to blend lusty, undamaged realism with sparkling powers of metaphor and simile."

Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
January 11, 2016
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.7 X 7.6 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811225113
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About the Author

Joseph Roth (1894-1939) was the great elegist of the cosmopolitan culture that flourished in the dying days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He published several books and articles before his untimely death at the age of 44. Roth's writing has been admired by J. M. Coetzee, Jeffrey Eugenides, Elie Wiesel, and Nadine Gordimer, among many others.
Formerly a teaching instructor at the University of Massachusetts and a tour interpreter for several museums in Deerfield, MA, Richard Panchyk has spoken at the Garvies Point Museum, Glen Cove, as well as Westbury Historical Society meetings, where he is a member. Panchyk is extensively published, including A History of Westbury, Long Island and Forgotten Tales of Long Island with The History Press.

Reviews

An achingly beautiful fictional account of the rise and fall of the Emperor Napoleon.--Abby Margulies
There is a poem on every page of Joseph Roth.--Joseph Brodsky
What a marvelous writer! Read him now. You can thank me later.--Michael Dirda