The Man Without Qualities, Volume 1 (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Man Without Qualities, Volume 1 Set in Vienna on the eve of World War I, this great novel of ideas tells the story of Ulrich, ex-soldier and scientist, seducer and skeptic, who finds himself drafted into the grandiose plans for the 70th jubilee of the Emperor Franz Josef. This new translation--published in two elegant volumes--is the first to present Musil's complete text, including material that remained unpublished during his lifetime.
- Published: 09 December 1996
- Format: Paperback 752 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780679767879 ISBN 10: 0679767878
- Sales rank: 99,167
Full description for The Man Without Qualities, Volume 1
"Musil belongs in the company of Joyce, Proust, Kafka, and Svevo. . . . (This translation) is a literay and intellectual event of singular importance."--New Republic.