Books: Thrombosis

HEART OF EUROPE — edited by Klaus Mann & Hermann Kesten — Fischer ($5).

This book is an encyclopedic anthology of European writing between Europe's two greatest wars. Into its 935 pages, the editors (Thomas Mann's son, Klaus, and German Novelist Hermann Kesten) have packed scraps of novels, shreds of biographies, short stories, essays, poems by 140 authors from 21 Continental countries. No British writers are included, but among the great Europeans are: Marcel Proust, Romain Holland, Benedetto Croce, Maxim Gorki, Thomas Mann, Maurice Maeterlinck. Among those less familiar to U.S. readers:...

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