"Hermann Broch belongs in that tradition of great twentieth-century novelists who have transformed, almost beyond recognition, one of the classic art forms of the nineteenth century."
-- Hannah Arendt
Hermann Broch's The Death of Virgil revolves about the poet's wish to burn his masterpiece, The Aeneid, and creates out of his signified keen senses and heightened perceptions a... Read morePublished on Sept. 28 2003 by Matthew M. Yau
A magnificent book by a true master. A journey into human soul, combining the novel with the symphony (note the parts of the book and the difference in the sentences for start). Read morePublished on July 7 1999
A well wrought, beautifully written novel. Meant to be re-read several times.Published on May 31 1999