Books: German Shorts

MARIANNE IN INDIA—Lion Feuchtwanger—Viking Press ($2).

Of these eight short stories, three were included in Author Feuchtwanger's lengthy novel, Success (1930); none was written later than seven years ago. Though not hot off the griddle, they are nevertheless served up with such neatness and dispatch that their taste is still fresh. Exile Feuchtwanger (Power, The Ugly Duchess, Josephus) thus explains their publication: "When at the beginning of 1933 my home in Berlin was searched by the National Socialists and nearly all my manuscripts, as well as those entrusted to me by friends in other...

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