The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr by E. T. A. Hoffmann

This novel is a satirical critique of society and the arts, told from the perspective of a highly intelligent and cultured tomcat named Murr. Murr writes his autobiography, displaying his views on life, art, and human nature, while also inadvertently including fragments of a biography of a musician friend. The narrative alternates between Murr's witty observations and the tragic life of the musician, creating a unique blend of humor and pathos.

The 1052nd greatest book of all time


Published
1819
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-500
Words
Unknown
Original Language
German

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following lists: