This Nobel Prize winning novel first published in 1935 is still considered 'One of the few great novels of the century' - Iris Murdoch
ELIAS CANETTI (1905-1994) of Spanish-Jews parents lived in in Vienna until 1937 and spent much of his working life in Britain during and after the war. He became a British citizen in 1952 but wrote in German, the language of his childhood and youth spent in Vienna, Zurich and Frankfurt.
One of the few undoubted masterpieces of our time -- John
A mad, magnificent work * Spectator *
A strange, eloquent and terrifying book -- Polly Toynbee
The work of a remarkable talent * Observer *