Death in Rome / Wolfgang Koeppen ; translated with an introduction by Michael Hofmann.
A former Nazi general, now training Arab terrorists, attends a family reunion in Rome, his son being a priest. The novel chronicles his disgust with a degenerate city which he knew as a conqueror and his attempt to get even with the Jews by seducing a barmaid, an attempt that backfires when she turns out to be a Catholic. By the author of Pigeons on the Grass.
- Uniform Title
- Tod in Rom. English
- New York : W.W. Norton, 2001
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