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Three Novellas

THE LEGEND OF THE HOLY DRINKER, FALLMERAYER THE STATIONMASTER AND THE BUST OF TH

Joseph Roth - Author

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ISBN 9781585674480 | 112 pages | 28 Oct 2003 | Overlook | 5.59 x 7.95in | 18 - AND UP
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The Legend of the Holy Drinker" tells the haunting story of a dissolute vagrant who is uplifted for a short time by a series of miracles. Written in the final days of Roth's life, it is a novella of sparkling lucidity and humanity. "Fallmerayer the Stationmaster" and "The Bust of the Emperor" are Roth's most acclaimed works of shorter fiction.

"['The Legend of the Holy Drinker'] is a masterpiece . . . a powerfully addictive work that grows even greater with each reading." (The Evening Standard)