The Radetzky March

The Radetzky March

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by Joseph Roth
     
 

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The Radetzky March , Joseph Roth's classic saga of the privileged von Trotta family, encompasses the entire social fabric of the Austro-Hungarian Empire just before World War I.

The author's greatest achievement, The Radetzky March is an unparalleled portrait of a civilization in decline, and as such, a universal story for our times.

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The Radetzky March , Joseph Roth's classic saga of the privileged von Trotta family, encompasses the entire social fabric of the Austro-Hungarian Empire just before World War I.

The author's greatest achievement, The Radetzky March is an unparalleled portrait of a civilization in decline, and as such, a universal story for our times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590208441
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
177,336
File size:
756 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet 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.

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Radetzky March 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Falimy saga about a dyibg empire. Engrossing.