Spider's Web and Zipper and His Father

Spider's Web and Zipper and His Father

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Two novellas of rare energy, "The Spider's Web" and "Zipper and His Father" are filled with Joseph Roth's surprising political foresight and compassionate sensitivity to the tremors of a world on the brink of collapse. "The Spider's Web" paints a chillingly realistic picture of the conspiracies that paved the way for the rise of Hitler. "Zipper and His Father" chronicles the progress of a father and son through the febrile world of German cinema in the 1920s.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 245 pages
  • 156 x 205.2 x 18.5mm | 254.02g
  • Overlook Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 1585674222
  • 9781585674220
  • 1,449,832

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"Extremely gifted, Roth's truly deserved recognition came to him only posthumously . . . the author was ahead of his times."
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