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Book Information: Fabian: The Story of a Moralist

Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (1931) [Novel]
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Originally published in German in 1931 and in an expurgated English translation in 1932, this novel is the tale of Jacob Fabian, a Berlin advertising copywriter doomed in the context of economic, ethical, and political collapse by his characteristic mixture of detachment and decency. Fabian is a middle-of-the-road liberal, an Enlightenment rationalist, a believer that the public condition reflects prevailing private moralities, and a skeptic toward all ideological nostrums. Richly detailed and vividly plotted, Fabian remains an unparalleled personalization of the collapse of the Weimar Republic.

Original title: Fabian
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Fabian: The Story of a Moralist

Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (1993)
Edition Details (IBList user synopsis):

Includes the text omitted from the original English translation.

Language: English

Edition: restored text
Translated by: Cyrus Brooks
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Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (1993)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810111373
Pages: 177

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