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The Man Without Qualities

The Man Without Qualities

1995 ·
·4.24·4,110 Ratings ·1774 Pages
“ Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ” ― Mahatma Gandhi
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  • The Man Without Qualities: Vol. 1

    1996·
    ·4.36·2,033 Ratings
    Set in Vienna on the eve of World War I, this great novel of ideas tells the story of Ulrich, ex-soldier and scientist, seducer and skeptic, who finds himself drafted into the grandiose plans for the 70th jubilee of the Emperor Franz Josef. This new trans
  • The Man Without Qualities: Vol. 2

    1996·
    ·4.38·626 Ratings
    " Musil belongs in the company of Joyce, Proust, Kafka, and Svevo. . . . (This translation) is a literay and intellectual event of singular importance." --New Republic.
  • The Lime Works

    1986·
    ·4.13·510 Ratings
    For twenty years, Konrad has imprisoned himself and his crippled wife in an abandoned lime works where he's conducted odd auditory experiments and prepared to write his masterwork, 'The Sense of Hearing.' As the story begins, he's just blown the head off
  • Correction

    2003·
    ·4.25·1,480 Ratings
    Roithamer, a character based on Wittgenstein, has committed suicide having been driven to madness by his own frightening powers of pure thought. We witness the gradual breakdown of a genius ceaselessly compelled to correct and refine his perceptions until
  • Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

    1986··Spanish
    ·4.23·1,074 Ratings
    Dioses, tumbas y sabios narra las aventuras de aquellos intrépidos arqueólogos empeñados en descubrir los secretos de civilizaciones ya desaparecidas. Gracias a ellos conocemos Troya, los tesoros aztecas, la tumba de Tuthankhamón, Pompeya, Nínive, el
  • Drei Frauen

    1992··German
    ·3.45·257 Ratings
    Robert Musil: Drei Frauen (Novellen)• ›Grigia‹ (1921), ›Die Portugiesin› (1923), ›Tonka‹ (1922)»Eine große Fremdheit liegt zwischen den Geschlechtern, und in dieser Spannung zeigt sich Musils Stärke, hineinzuwandern in die seelischen Laby
  • The Confusions of Young Törless

    2001·
    ·3.75·4,076 Ratings
    Like his contemporary and rival Sigmund Freud, Robert Musil boldly explored the dark, irrational undercurrents of humanity. The Confusions of Young Törless, published in 1906 while he was a student, uncovers the bullying, snobbery, and vicious homoerotic
  • Five Women

    2005·
    ·4.14·314 Ratings
    A combination of two of Musil's books: Drei Frauen (1924) (Three Women – a collection of three short stories) and Vereinigungen (1911) (Unions – a collection of two short stories).The recent translations of The Man Without Qualities and Musil's Diarie
  • Nachlaß zu Lebzeiten

    1936··German
    ·4.16·111 Ratings
    Meisterliche Prosastücke von Robert Musil, den die Londoner "Times" den "bedeutendsten deutschschreibenden Romancier der ersten Hälfte unseres Jahrhunderts und zugleich unbekanntesten Schriftsteller dieses Zeitalters" nannte. Dieser zuerst 1936 veröffe
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