The Hundred Days

Joseph Roth (Author) Richard Panchyk (Translator)
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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

New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
January 11, 2016
5.0 X 0.7 X 7.6 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author

Joseph Roth was born in 1894 in a small Galician town on the eastern borders of the Hapsburg Empire. After serving in the Austro-Hungarian army from 1916 to 1918, he worked as a journalist in Vienna and in Berlin. He died in Paris in 1939, leaving behind thirteen novels as well as many stories and essays.
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.


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