A Montanha Mágica

by Thomas Mann, Herbert Caro

In this dizzyingly rich novel of ideas, Mann uses a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps, a community devoted exclusively to sickness, as a microcosm for Europe, which in the years before 1914 was already exhibiting the first symptoms of its own terminalirrationality.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 960 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.14 out of 5
  • Published 2000 by Editora Nova Fronteira
  • Original Title: Der Zauberberg
  • ISBN: 85.209.183
  • Edition Language: Portuguese
  • URL: Go To Website
  • Characters: Hans Castorp
  • Ludovico Settembrini
  • Joachim Ziemssen
  • Hermine Kleefeld
  • Clavdia Chauchat...more
  • Pieter Peeperkorn...less
  • Literary Awards: Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize for John E. Woods (1996)

In this dizzyingly rich novel of ideas, Mann uses a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps, a community devoted exclusively to sickness, as a microcosm for Europe, which in the years before 1914 was already exhibiting the first symptoms of its own terminal irrationality. The Magic Mountain is a monumental work of erudition and irony, sexual tension and intellectual ferment, a book that pulses with life in the midst of death.