Effi Briest (Penguin Classics)

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It's very moving, and it's incredibly funny ... I wasn't prepared for the wit. Stupendous on so many levels (Matt Wolff)

A stunningly moving, beautiful, witty and urbane novel: I was blown away by it. A wonderful translation ( Kate Saunders)

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Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane's Effi Briest is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in Penguin Classics.

Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. Isolated and bored, Effi finds comfort and distraction in a brief liaison with Major Crampas, a married man with a dangerous reputation. But years later, when Effi has almost forgotten her affair, the secret returns to haunt her - with fatal consequences. In taut, ironic prose Fontane depicts a world where sexuality and the will to enjoy life are stifled by vain pretences of civilization, and the obligations of circumstance. Considered to be his greatest novel, this is a humane, unsentimental portrait of a young woman torn between her duties as a wife and mother and the instincts of her heart.

Hugh Rorrison's clear, modern translation is accompanied by an introduction by Helen Chambers, which compares Effi with other literary heroines such as Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina.

Theodor Fontane (1819-98) was a German novelist and potitical reporter. Along with Effi Briest, Fontane is remembered for Frau Jenny Treibel (1892), an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness.

If you enjoyed Effi Briest you may like Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, also available in Penguin Classics.

'I have been haunted by it ... as I am by those novels that seem to do more than they say, to induce strong emotions that can't quite be accounted for'

Hermione Lee, Sunday Times

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane s Effi Briest is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in Penguin Classics. Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. Isolated and bored, Effi finds comfort and distraction in a brief liaison with Major Crampas, a married man with a dangerous reputation. But years later, when Effi has almost forgotten her affair, the secret returns to haunt her - with fatal consequences. In taut, ironic prose Fontane depicts a world where sexuality and the will to enjoy life are stifled by vain pretences of civilization, and the obligations of circumstance. Considered to be his greatest novel, this is a humane, unsentimental portrait of a young woman torn between her duties as a wife and mother and the instincts of her heart. Hugh Rorrison s clear, modern translation is accompanied by an introduction by Helen Chambers, which compares Effi with other literary heroines such as Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina. Theodor Fontane (1819-98) was a German novelist and potitical reporter. Along with Effi Briest, Fontane is remembered for Frau Jenny Treibel (1892), an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness. If you enjoyed Effi Briest you may like Leo Tolstoy s Anna Karenina, also available in Penguin Classics. I have been haunted by it .as I am by those novels that seem to do more than they say, to induce strong emotions that can t quite be accounted for Hermione Lee, Sunday Times. Nº de ref. de la librería LIB9780140447668

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane s Effi Briest is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in Penguin Classics. Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. Isolated and bored, Effi finds comfort and distraction in a brief liaison with Major Crampas, a married man with a dangerous reputation. But years later, when Effi has almost forgotten her affair, the secret returns to haunt her - with fatal consequences. In taut, ironic prose Fontane depicts a world where sexuality and the will to enjoy life are stifled by vain pretences of civilization, and the obligations of circumstance. Considered to be his greatest novel, this is a humane, unsentimental portrait of a young woman torn between her duties as a wife and mother and the instincts of her heart. Hugh Rorrison s clear, modern translation is accompanied by an introduction by Helen Chambers, which compares Effi with other literary heroines such as Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina. Theodor Fontane (1819-98) was a German novelist and potitical reporter. Along with Effi Briest, Fontane is remembered for Frau Jenny Treibel (1892), an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness. If you enjoyed Effi Briest you may like Leo Tolstoy s Anna Karenina, also available in Penguin Classics. I have been haunted by it .as I am by those novels that seem to do more than they say, to induce strong emotions that can t quite be accounted for Hermione Lee, Sunday Times. Nº de ref. de la librería LIB9780140447668

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Descripción 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1st. 128mm x 15mm x 197mm. Paperback. Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. Isolated and bored, Effi fin.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 228 pages. 0.186. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780140447668

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Effi Briest, Theodor Fontane, Hugh Rorrison, Helen Chambers, Helen Chambers, Helen Chambers, Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane's "Effi Briest" is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in "Penguin Classics". Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. Isolated and bored, Effi finds comfort and distraction in a brief liaison with Major Crampas, a married man with a dangerous reputation. But years later, when Effi has almost forgotten her affair, the secret returns to haunt her - with fatal consequences. In taut, ironic prose Fontane depicts a world where sexuality and the will to enjoy life are stifled by vain pretences of civilization, and the obligations of circumstance. Considered to be his greatest novel, this is a humane, unsentimental portrait of a young woman torn between her duties as a wife and mother and the instincts of her heart. Hugh Rorrison's clear, modern translation is accompanied by an introduction by Helen Chambers, which compares Effi with other literary heroines such as Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina. Theodor Fontane (1819-98) was a German novelist and potitical reporter. Along with "Effi Briest", Fontane is remembered for "Frau Jenny Treibel" (1892), an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness. If you enjoyed "Effi Briest" you may like Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina", also available in "Penguin Classics". "I have been haunted by it.as I am by those novels that seem to do more than they say, to induce strong emotions that can't quite be accounted for". (Hermione Lee, "Sunday Times"). Nº de ref. de la librería B9780140447668

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, 2001. Estado de conservación: New. 2001. Reissue. Paperback. Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. Isolated and bored, Effi finds comfort and distraction in a brief liaison with Major Crampas, a married man with a dangerous reputation. Translator(s): Rorrison, Hugh; Chambers, Helen. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 192. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780140447668

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