By Rainer Maria Rilke
A masterly new translation of 1 of the 1st nice modernist novels
In the single novel via one of many German language's maximum poets, a tender guy named Malte Laurids Brigge lives in an inexpensive room in Paris whereas his assets rot in garage. all people he sees turns out to hold their demise with them, and with little yet a library card to tell apart him from the city's untouchables, he thinks of the deaths, and ghosts, of his aristocratic relations, of which he's the only real residing descendant. Suffused with passages of lyrical brilliance, Rilke's semi-autobiographical novel is a relocating and robust coming-of-age story.
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