Walpurgisnacht by Gustav Meyrink
(Dedalus European Classics)

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Comic, fantastic and grotesque, Walpurgisnacht uses Prague as the setting for a clash between German officialdom immured in the ancient castle above the Moldau, and a Czech revolution seething in the city below. Written in 1917, Walpurgisnacht continues the message of The Green Face, of a decadent society on the brink of collapse and of a Europe past salvation. In it we see Meyrink's exceptional narrative powers at their height.

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Published April 13, 2011 by Kurt Wolff Berlag Leipzig. 228 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, History, Horror. Fiction

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