Young Torless

By: Musil, Robert

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BI6 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some browning of the paper edges and yellowing of the paper plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, labels, and pocket on the spine, the copyright page, and the inside surface of the back cover plus there is a clear plastic lamination applied to the covers. Translated from the German by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser. A novel about human corruption, and the interconnections between the will to power and the urge to submit. The story is set among a group of students at a military boarding school in Austria before the fFirst World War. The main character is a somewhat detached youth who, along with two other students, systematically persecute one of their fellow schoolmates, an essentially passive boy whose effeminate manner and complaisant behavior attract his tormentors' inclinations to debase themselves by torturing him. By the uathor of "A Man Withoug Qualities." 217p.

Title: Young Torless

Author: Musil, Robert

Categories: Fiction, Literature, General Fiction, Authors K-P, Translations, German Literature,

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Pantheon Books: 1982

ISBN: 0394710150

ISBN 13: 9780394710150

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Type: Ex-Library

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW12790

Keywords: Fiction General Fiction Literary Fiction Literature Literary Novel Austria Hapsburgs Hapsburg Empire Power Physical Abuse Emotional Abuse SExual Abuse Student Schoolmates Human Corruption Will Power Will to Power Urge Submit German Literature Wilkins Eith,