Thursday, January 05, 2006

Joseph Roth discussed by his translator

Through translating many of Joseph Roth's books into English, Michael Hofmann formed a bond with him. He even became a convert to the long-lost cause of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Bizarre or not, I am glad he owned up to this, because reading The Radetsky March and a couple of Roth's other books made me feel the same way.


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