The Emperor's Tomb

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A continuation of the saga of the von Trotta family from The Radetzky March, The Emperor's Tomb is a powerful and moving look at a decaying society, its journey through War, and its devastating aftermath, and the story of the erosion of one man's des...

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Title:The Emperor's Tomb
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  • Lyn Elliott

    Translator Michael Hofmann’s excellent introduction to The Emperor's Tomb tells the reader immediately that this was the last of Roth’s works and the last he saw in print (1939) when his life had ...

  • Louise

    Joseph Roth shows everyday life in the Austro-Hungarian Empire on the brink of war, at war and in its aftermath through the life of Franz Ferdinand Trotta. FFT’s grandfather was a brother to the fam...

  • Bevan

    This is apparently the last book Joseph Roth wrote and saw in print. In some ways it is a pale reflection of The Radetzky March, Roth's greatest novel. This Granta edition, with the translation by the...

  • Edward

    This novel about World War I destroying a Austrian family and a way of life reminded me of another book I read last year about the same topic, THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES. The difference is that HARE, no...

  • Steve Middendorf

    Follow-on to the Radetzky March. Here's a quote. I think he's talking about conservatives vs. liberals:"I believe my observations have always led me to find that the so-called realist moves about the ...

  • Michael Jantz

    This book surprised me, as I'm not typically interested in World War I history or politics. The narrative, however, is incredible.The narrator, Von Trotta, has a very apt perspective on Austro-Hungari...

  • Steve

    The 1938 continuation of the von Trotta family saga (different branch) started in his better, and better known, 1932 "Radetzky March". For a 125 pp book, rather dense. Slow going through the first 50 ...

  • Anna Chiara

    At the beginning I was really intrigued by the title of this book, believing it was a thriller. Wrong. It is actually a mixture of genres, combined with a soft and elegant narrative style. Personally,...

  • Tuck

    for the roth completest a superb companion to radetzki march The Radetzky March, for a neophyte maybe a mild post-empire war novel. back with the trotta family and their struggles with ennui in 1920's...

  • Mr.

    Joseph Roth's `The Emperor's Tomb' is a curious work of nostalgia about the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the reconstruction of modern Austria through the eyes of a single individual. Un...