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The Swedish Cavalier
A Novel
By Leo Perutz, Translated by John Brownjohn
(Arcade Publishing)
A thief and a nobleman, both down on their luck, cross paths on a bitter winter’s day in 1701. One, known locally as “The Fowl-Filcher,” is fleeing the gallows; the other, the callow Christian von Tornefeld, has escaped execution to fight for his Swedish king. Neither will reach his destination. Sent... [READ MORE]
Little Apple
A Novel
By Leo Perutz, Translated by John Brownjohn
(Arcade Publishing)
Vittorin, a young Austrian officer, has just been released from a Russian POW camp toward the end of the Great War. In Vienna his family, his girlfriend, and his old job await him, but Vittorin can’t think of settling down until he has settled the score with the sadistic camp commander, Staff Captain... [READ MORE]
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