By Gustav Meyrink,Mike Mitchell
An anthology of Meyrink' s work,novels,short tales & essays. Gustav Meyrink is likely one of the most crucial and fascinating authors of early 20th-century German Literature. to set up his recognition within the English-speaking global Dedalus has translated his 5 novels plus a suite of his brief tales and released the 1st ever English-language biography of Meyrink. now's the time to provide an summary of Meyrink in one quantity. The Dedalus Meyrink Reader has excerpts from the entire translated books and a complete part of hitherto untranslated fabric, together with the tales from the gathering Fledermäuse and autobiographical articles. This quantity is ideal spouse for either the Meyrink student and the first-time Meyrink reader, containing because it does the total gamut of Meyrink's writing from his love of the weird, the gruesome and the macabre to the spine-chilling occult stories and his quest to grasp what's at the different facet of the reflect. Novelist, satirist, translator of Charles Dickens, dandy, man-about-time, fencer, rower, banker and mystic seer, there are various, occasionally contradictory points to Gustav Meyrink, who also needs to be the single novelist to have challenged a complete military regiment to a duel. He has left in the back of a different physique of labor, that are sampled and loved within the Dedalus Meyrink Reader.
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