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The Magic of the Mountains

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Published by Dales Large Print Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Romance,
  • Romance - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Romance: Modern

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11900285M
ISBN 101842620231
ISBN 109781842620236

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  Magic in the Mountains is the story of Kelsey Murphy, the extraordinary woman who revolutionized the creation of cameo glass. Her willingness to marry fine art to manufacturing gave her the incomparable advantage of /5. “[The Magic Mountain] is one of those works that changed the shape and possibilities of European literature. It is a masterwork, unlike any other. It is a masterwork, unlike any other. It is also, if we learn to read it on its own terms, a delight, comic and profound, a new form of language, a new way of seeing.” –from the new Introduction by A. S. ByattCited by: The Magic Mountain is a novel by Thomas Mann, first published in November It is widely considered to be one of the most influential works of 20th century German literature. The narrative opens in the decade before World War I/5(2K). The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Hans Castorp, Ludovico Settembrini. The book has been awarded with Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize for John E. Woods (), and many others/5.

The Magic Mountain is also a novel about disease, not merely of individuals, but also of a whole age. Where disease appears as the prerequisite of spiritual growth, Mann plays his favorite theme of the polarity between spirit and life; the transcendence of this polarity in the name of humanism is central to the novel. The Magic Mountain essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann. The Berghof as a Symbol of Decadence in European Society Prior to World War I. (Magic Woodland #3) This is the third book in a fantasy trilogy first published in the s. This volume features Jack and Jill, the children of Judy from "The Tree That Sat Down". Jack and Jill set off to climb the distant Magic Mountain, but the wicked witch Miss Smith and her accomplice Sam are determined to turn the adventure into a tragedy/5.   “[The Magic Mountain] is one of those works that changed the shape and possibilities of European literature. It is a masterwork, unlike any other. It is a masterwork, unlike any other. It is also, if we learn to read it on its own terms, a delight, comic and profound, a new form of language, a new way of seeing.”/5(32).

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