A Legacy

by Sybille Bedford

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"A book of entirely delicious quality...Everything is new, cool, witty, elegant." - Evelyn Waugh. The Kaiser's Germany is the setting of Sybille Bedford's first and best-known novel, in which two families-one from solid, upholstered Jewish Berlin, the other from the somnolent, agrarian Catholic Sout.....more


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"A book of entirely delicious quality...Everything is new, cool, witty, elegant." - Evelyn Waugh. The Kaiser's Germany is the setting of Sybille Bedford's first and best-known novel, in which two families-one from solid, upholstered Jewish Berlin, the other from the somnolent, agrarian Catholic South become comically, tragically, irrevocably intertwined. "Each family," writes the author, "stood confident of being able to go on with what was theirs, while in fact they were playthings, often victims, of the now united Germany and what was brewing therein." Did the monstrous thing that followed have its foundation in families such as these?

This book is a library copy, so is stich bound with library stamps/markings. The book is otherwise in a good condition.

Other details:

ISBN 0006134904
Category Fiction and Literature
Language English
Edition First
Published in 1975
Publisher Collins Fontana Books
Condition Used
Pages 288
Width 4.1 inches
Height 7.1 inches
Tags Family History

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