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  - 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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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

I read this when I was an undergrad; you remember, back when it was great fun to torture yourself by reading 500 page books you could barely understand? Loved it. I flatter myself that I understood ... Read full review

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