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.
The Radetzky Marchby Joseph Roth
By one of the most distinguished Austrian writers of our century, a portrait of three generations set against the panoramic background of the declining Austro-Hungarian Empire. Translated by a three-time winner of the PEN Translation Prize.
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I would have enjoyed the story more if I had not read the prologue. I really was not interested in the relationship of the author to the story and how he intertwined his life in the story--or at least what the writer of the prologue thought the author was intending.
Falimy saga about a dyibg empire. Engrossing.