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Ingeborg Bachmann

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This is my favourite book of all time and I've never met another reader who hasn't loved it. The most sensitive, off-kilter exploration of passion, consciousness, fascism, and womanhood on planet earth. Thomas Bernhard, Fleur Jaeggy, and Paul Celan are but a few of Bachmann's adoring fans. -EW

Translated by Philip Boehm.

In Malina, originally published in German in 1971, Ingeborg Bachmann invites the reader into a world stretched to the very limits of language.

An unnamed narrator, a writer in Vienna, is torn between two men: viewed, through the tilting prism of obsession, she travels further into her own madness, anxiety, and genius. Malina explores love, "deathstyles," the roots of fascism, and passion.

Paperback | 283 pages | 5.60" x 8.60"