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The Man Without Qualities (2 vol set)

£29.99

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The Man Without Qualities (2 vol set) - Robert Musil.

London. Picador, First thus edition, 1995.
Volume 1: A Sort of Introduction and Pseudoreality Prevails. pp 725.
Volume 2: Into the Millennium pp 1049.

Both volumes in outstanding as-new condition with crisp dust jackets. Not a blemish to be found. The texts are clearly unread.
Presented in nicely bevelled cardboard slipcase to prevent corner wear.

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished modernist novel in three volumes and various drafts, by the late Austrian writer Robert Musil. It is typically considered to be one of the most significant novels of the twentieth century.

The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's last days, and the plot often veers into allegorical dissections on a wide range of existential themes concerning humanity and feelings. It has a particular concern with the values of truth and opinion and how society organises ideas about life and society, though the book is well over a thousand pages long in its entirety, and so no one single theme dominates.

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Author(s):
Musil, Robert
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First thus
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1774
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
The Man Without Qualities

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The Man Without Qualities (2 vol set) - Robert Musil.

London. Picador, First thus edition, 1995.
Volume 1: A Sort of Introduction and Pseudoreality Prevails. pp 725.
Volume 2: Into the Millennium pp 1049.

Both volumes in outstanding as-new condition with crisp dust jackets. Not a blemish to be found. The texts are clearly unread.
Presented in nicely bevelled cardboard slipcase to prevent corner wear.

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished modernist novel in three volumes and various drafts, by the late Austrian writer Robert Musil. It is typically considered to be one of the most significant novels of the twentieth century.

The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's last days, and the plot often veers into allegorical dissections on a wide range of existential themes concerning humanity and feelings. It has a particular concern with the values of truth and opinion and how society organises ideas about life and society, though the book is well over a thousand pages long in its entirety, and so no one single theme dominates.

Author(s):
Musil, Robert
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First thus
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1774
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
The Man Without Qualities

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