By Gustav Meyrink, Hugo Steiner-Prag, Madge Pemberton
Most renowned supernatural novel in smooth ecu literature, set in Ghetto of outdated Prague round 1890. A compelling tale of mystical stories, unusual modifications, profound terror. thirteen black-and-white illustrations.
"A fantastically atmospheric tale set within the previous Prague ghetto that includes The Golem, one of those rabbinical Frankenstein's monster, which manifests iitself each 33 years in a room with no door. Stranger nonetheless, it sort of feels to have an analogous face because the narrator. Made right into a movie in 1920, this awesome booklet combines uncanny psychology of doppelganger tales with expressionism and greater than a bit melodrama... Meyrink's previous Prague - like Dicken's London - is without doubt one of the nice creations of urban writing, an eerie, claustrophobic and fantastical underworld the place something can happen." -- Phil Baker within the Sunday Times
About the writer
Gustav Meyrink (1868-1932) stumbled on all over the world severe and advertisement acclaim along with his first novel The Golem (1915), which ahead of the Dedalus Meyrink programme has been the single paintings to be had in English. It proven his recognition because the grasp of the occult and the grotesque.(He was once the German translator of Dickens). His recognition declined in his final years yet his paintings is now being reassessed in Germany & Austria, and he's now regarded as some of the most vital German language novelists of the twentieth century. He has been defined because the "most revered German language author within the box of supernatural fiction".
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