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9.29 Bachelors

Leaving the home of his foster mother to begin his working life, young Victor stops to visit his uncle, who long ago sealed himself away from the world, on a island in a lake, high in the Austrian alps. The old man, who has never known love, lives barricaded in a former monastery, surrounded by an atmosphere of death and decay. Portraying the friction between these two characters with keen psychological insight, Stifter's masterful bildungsroman explores conflicting… (more)

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Publisher: Pushkin Press (March 25, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 406 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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