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The Bachelors [Paperback]

By Adalbert Stifter & David Bryer (Translator)
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Victor leaves the home of his foster mother to take his job in another town but stops on a remote island to visit his uncle who he has never met. Surrounded by an atmosphere of death and decay, Victor and his uncle symbolise opposite attitudes to life and their existential effects: stillness and movement, light and dark, openness and withdrawal.

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After gaining his first job in another town, Victor must leave the home of his foster mother and venture into the world. Amidst his travels Victor stops on a remote island to visit his estranged uncle, whom he has never met. Surrounded by an atmosphere of death and decay, Victor and his uncle come to symbolize opposite attitudes toward life in this remarkable piece of Romantic fiction. Ultimately Victor balances the differences between himself and the old man who has never known love, and chooses his a new path that is filled with hope.

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Pages   159
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 4.75" Height: 6.5"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 25, 2008
Publisher   Pushkin Press
ISBN  1901285707  
ISBN13  9781901285703  

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More About Adalbert Stifter & David Bryer

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Wendell Frye was born in 1940. He received his BA degree from Clark University, his MA from Middlebury College, and his PhD from Indiana University. His field of specialization is German, and he is a Professor of German at Hartwick College.

Adalbert Stifter was born in 1805 and died in 1868.

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