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Charade (1985) [Novel]
by Friedrich Ch. Zauner Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Erich von Langheim, a Munich gallery owner of aristocratic antecedents has fled from dealing with the infidelity of his younger wife and gallery partner Karin to an out-of-the-way rural spot for a period of reflection and emotional recuperation. In this countryside the novel also turns into a reflection on country life versus existence in the city. Not that country life -- in all its coarseness, ignorance, and farmer's shrewdness in the exploiting of tourism -- is here idylicized. Yet the Langheim "prism" affords the uniting of the narrative's several themes -- midlife crisis, the "natural" versus the "artificial" life, instantly entwined and deepened as they are with the novel's most important theme: erotic obsession and art.

Original title: Scharade
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionMidlife Crises, Journeys Of Discovery
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Charade

Charade (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Roloff
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Charade (February 1994)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ariadne Press
ISBN: 9780929497839
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.6 x 0.4
Pages: 131

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