The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth
The Radetzky March, Joseph Roth's classic saga of the privileged von Trotta family, encompasses the entire social fabric of the Austro-Hungarian Empire just before World War I. The author's greatest achievement, The Radetzky March is an unparalleled portrait of a civilization in decline, and as such, a universal story for our times.
The 551st greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 8th on Best German Novels of the Twentieth Century (Wikipedia)
- - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)