Book #20967

The Holy Sinner

Thomas Mann
The Holy Sinner. Thomas Mann.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Third Printing
Size: 8vo ; vi, 336, [8] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.

First Edition/Later Printing, Bürgin 514. Very Good+ condition in Good dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.

One of Thomas Mann's most cherished works, The Holy Sinner, is the ebullient retelling of the medieval legend of Pope Gregory, reviewing the notions of original sin, evil, and transcendence. Mann won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature. Translated from the original German, "Der Erwählte" by H. T. Lowe-Porter.

Price: $29.00

Author Bio

Thomas Mann

German author Thomas Mann (June 6, 1875- August 12, 1955) gained international recognition as a writer of novels, short stories, and essays. In 1929 Mann won the Nobel Prize in Literature. His works are noted for their insight into the psyche of the artist and intellectual. Mann’s most recognized works include Holy Sinner and Magic Mountain.