Married Life

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Toby, 2007 - Fiction - 501 pages
Set in Vienna in the 1920s, this is the story of the tortured marriage of Gurdweill, a Jewish intellectual, and Thea, an Austrian baroness, set against the backdrop of a city whose empire had collapsed during World War I.

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Married Life (Hebrew Classics)

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A metaphor for the relationship between Austria and its Jewish population, Vogel's 1929 novel unfurls the disastrous marriage between a Jewish intellectual and his anti-Semitic Viennese wife. This is poet Vogel's only novel. He died at Auschwitz in 1944. Read full review


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Married Life is the only novel by David Vogel, a poet, who is presumed to have died at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.

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