Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann

"Buddenbrooks" is a novel that chronicles the decline of a wealthy north German merchant family over the course of four generations. The narrative focuses on the fluctuating fortunes and internal struggles of the family, reflecting the societal changes and economic decline of the period. The family's personal and business relationships, their moral values, and their struggle to maintain social status are all explored against the backdrop of the changing political and social landscape.

The 142nd greatest book of all time


Published
1901
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
700-1000
Words
178,462
Original Language
German

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