Doctor Faustus: the life of the German composer, Adrian Leverkühn, as told by a friend

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Vintage Books, 1971 - Germany - 510 pages
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User Review  - sometimeunderwater - LibraryThing

Read 150 pages, and felt I had the measure of it. Some fantastic characterization, but the writing was frequently convoluted and flowed poorly (it might be a translation issue). Primarily though ... Read full review

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

A daunting masterwork which I feel hopelessly unqualified to describe, this is in part a retelling of the Faust legend, in part a meditation on the nature of classical music, genius and creativity ... Read full review

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