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By Thomas Mann,Michael Cunningham,Michael Henry Heim

The world-famous masterpiece by way of Nobel laureate Thomas Mann -- right here in a brand new translation by way of Michael Henry Heim

Published at the eve of global warfare I, a decade after Buddenbrooks had verified Thomas Mann as a literary megastar, Death in Venice tells the tale of Gustav von Aschenbach, a profitable yet getting older author who follows his wanderlust to Venice looking for religious success that as an alternative ends up in his erotic doom.

In the decaying urban, besieged by means of an unnamed epidemic, he turns into enthusiastic about a beautiful Polish boy, Tadzio. "It is a narrative of the voluptuousness of doom," Mann wrote. "But the matter I had in particular in brain used to be that of the artist's dignity."

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