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By Veza Canetti,Elias Canetti,Karen Lauer,David Dollenmayer

ISBN-10: 1590512979

ISBN-13: 9781590512975

In 1934, Veza Taubner and Elias Canetti have been married in Vienna. Elias describes the association to his brother Georges as a “functional” marriage. in the meantime, an extreme highbrow love affair develops among Veza and Georges, a tender health care professional pain fromtuberculosis. 4 years later, Veza and Elias flee Nazi-ruled Vienna to London, the place they lead an impoverished and intensely advanced marital lifestyles in exile.
Spanning the key a part of Elias’s fight for literary acceptance, from 1933, earlier than the ebook of his novel, Auto-da-Fé, to 1959, whilst he complete his enormous Crowds and Power, the Canetti letters supply an intimate examine those adolescence during the prism of a veritable love triangle: the newly married Elias has a string of enthusiasts; his spouse, Veza, is hopelessly in love with an idealized picture of his youngest brother, Georges; and Georges is interested in solid having a look males in addition to to his motherly sister-in-law. Independently and infrequently secretly, the couple communicates with Georges, who lives in Paris: Veza tells of Elias’s amorous escapades and bouts of insanity, Elias complains approximately Veza’s terrible nerves and melancholy. each one of them concerns approximately Georges’s health–if she might, Veza may kiss away the germs. Georges is an rare correspondent, yet he diligently shops away the letters from his brother and sister-in-law. In 2003, lengthy after his dying, they have been unintentionally came across in a Paris basement and contain not just a relocating and insightful rfile, yet genuine literature.

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