DOCTOR FAUSTUS

One of Thomas Mann's most significant works, "Doctor Faustus" is the tragic story of Adrian Leverkuehn, a German musician who, like Faust, obtains years of marvelous intellectual activity from the devil in exchange for eternal damnation. Written at the end of the last war and immediately after the war, the novel could not better express the desperate atmosphere of what was the catastrophe of Germany. Around the historical core that embraces three generations moves a world of characters presented with the skilful skill of a great stylist, with heartfelt pity or with biting irony, and digressions are knotted to the central plot that range in the fields of music, philosophy, science...

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  1. Giannis Pit
    Aug 10, 2022 @ 12:08:17

    I Didn’t know this story. Only Gaite’s Faustus.

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