Novel. Prague, 19th century. Tension seethes between Czechs and the German-speaking population and the Jews are being caught in the middle. The drug-addicted, absinthe-drinking, tubercular Addie, Count Arco, buys a house in the Jewish Quarter and fights the bureauocracy trying to demolish the neighborhood. Meanwhile, some of his prostitute friends have been murdered, and he is swept into the investigation. Import.
Publisher: Peter Owen
Item #: 5731607