Mannas short stories explore his abiding interest in the split nature of humanity and the discordance of the world it inhabits. In aA Man and his Doga, domestic tempests are symbols of the muddle of humanity. In aThe Black Swana, the demands of intellect clash with physical desires. And in aMario and the Magiciana a young family on holiday in Italy encounters a creepy entertainer: Cipolla, a hypnotist with a fascist-like will to control his audience. Written between 1918 and 1953, this collection shows the literary development of one of Germanyas most important writers.Written between 1918 and 1953, this collection shows the literary development of one of Germanyas most important writers.
|Title||:||Mario and The Magician|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-06-01|