Death In Venice And Other Stories


by Mann, Thomas, Luke, David, Luke, David | Fiction & related items
Paperback | 336 pages

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TRANSLATED AND INTRODUCED BY DAVID LUKEDeath in Venice is a story of obsession. Gustave von Aschenbach is a successful but ageing writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day, at dinner, Aschenbach notices an exceptionally beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon his days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the ominous rumours that have begun to circulate about disease spreading through the city.