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The magician : a novel, Colm Tóibín

Label
The magician : a novel
Title
The magician
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Colm Tóibín
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[The Magician] opens in a provincial German city at the turn of the twentieth century, where a boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic aspirations from his father and his homosexual desires from everyone. He is infatuated with the son of one of the richest, most cultured Jewish families in Munich and marries the daughter. He and Katia have six children. In the novel Buddenbrooks, he writes about his own family. On a holiday in Italy, he longs for a boy he sees on a beach and writes the novella Death in Venice. When Katia spends six months in a sanatorium, he writes The Magic Mountain. He is the most successful novelist of his time, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, a public man whose private life remains secret. He is expected to lead the condemnation of Hitler, whom he underestimates. His oldest daughter and son, leaders of bohemianism and of the anti-Nazi movement, share lovers. In 1933, the Manns flee Germany for Switzerland, France and, ultimately, America, living first in Princeton, New Jersey, and then in Los Angeles"--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tóibín, Colm
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6070.O455
LC item number
M34 2021
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mann, Thomas
  • Mann, Katia
  • Novelists, German
  • Gay men
  • Bohemianism
  • Germany
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The magician : a novel, Colm Tóibín
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-500)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
500 pages
Isbn
9781476785080
Lccn
2021004476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1236259772
  • (OCoLC)1236259772
  • 3765244
Label
The magician : a novel, Colm Tóibín
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-500)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
500 pages
Isbn
9781476785080
Lccn
2021004476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1236259772
  • (OCoLC)1236259772
  • 3765244

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