The Legend Of The Holy Drinker Joseph Roth

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The Legend Of The Holy Drinker  by  Joseph Roth

The Legend Of The Holy Drinker by Joseph Roth
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This book, one of the most haunting things that Roth ever composed, was published in 1939, the year the author died. Like Andreas, the hero of the story, Roth drank himself to death in Paris, but this is not an autobiographical confession. It is aMoreThis book, one of the most haunting things that Roth ever composed, was published in 1939, the year the author died. Like Andreas, the hero of the story, Roth drank himself to death in Paris, but this is not an autobiographical confession. It is a secular miracle-tale, in which the vagrant Andreas, after living under bridges, has a series of lucky breaks that lift him briefly onto a different plane of existence.

The novella is extraordinarily compressed, dry-eyed and witty, despite its melancholic subject-matter.



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