The Legend of the Holy Drinker Paperback – 16 Oct 2001
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About the Author
Joseph Roth (1894-1939) was the great elegist of the cosmopolitan, tolerant and doomed Central European culture that flourished in the dying days of the Austrian Empire. He wrote thirteen novels, including The Radetzky March and The String of Pearts.
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Far from dreary, this is a joyful story, almost whimsical. It is written with such economy and lightness and sureness of touch that it is utterly absorbing, yet has power and poignancy that belie its short length.
This is a brilliant, gleaming little volume, truly a modern day legend, that is so perfectly formed that it cannot disappoint.
There is one thing I would like to say about the book and the film: It can actually change the way someone sees things and consequently have a major impact on your life
Fantastic film: an inner-fight between the "ideal me" and the "Ideal of me"
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Within these winestained pages is an intriguing allegorical tale that has been faithfully filmed and I urge readers to make a pilgrimage to the Sainte Marie des Batignolles church... Read morePublished on 19 Feb. 2010 by Mr. M. E. Turner
I think if I were a drunkard I'd like to write a book like this. It has all the marks of a tale told by a drunk (as Roth was by the time he wrote this, apparently) for the benefit... Read morePublished on 18 Dec. 2009 by D. Collier