D.A.N. Jones, 1 October 1987
Show More The Spell by Hermann Broch, translated by H.F. Broch de Rothermann.
Deutsch, 391 pp., £11.95, May 1987, 0 233 98049 0Show More
Hermann Broch: A Biography by Paul MichaelLützeler, translated by Janice Furness.
Quartet, 329 pp., £25, June 1987, 0 7043 2604 3Show More
“... here is called The Spell, translated by Broch’s son from Die Verzauberung, prepared by Paul Lützeler and published in 1976. Another version, published in 1953, was called Der Versucher or The Tempter. There is obviously a distinction to be drawn between the Tempter and the Spell. (It is like the Dostoevsky question – are we to call his ...”