The Radetzky march by Joseph Roth

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Published by Granta Books in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Austria -- History -- Franz Joseph I, 1848-1916 -- Fiction.,
  • Hungary -- History -- 1867-1918 -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Translation of: Radetzkymarsch.

Book details

StatementJoseph Roth ; translated by Michael Hofmann.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsHofmann, Michael, 1957 Aug. 25-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2635.O84 R313 2002a
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 363 p. ;
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20803610M
ISBN 101862075131
OCLC/WorldCa50494682

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