Roth's reports form Weimar-era Berlin capture in diamond-glitter prose the booming, brash capital. Here they are returned to life for English-language readers in Michael Hoffmann's splendid translation. --Boyd Tonkin, Independent
About the Author
Joseph Roth's (1894-1939) books include The Legend of the Holy Drinker, Right and Left, The Emperor's Tomb, The String of Pearis and The Radetzky March Michael Hofmann is a poet. As a translator his work includes Kafka's The Man who Disappeared (Amerika). He has also translated Joseph Roth's The Legend of the Holy Drinker, Right and Left and The String of Pearls.