Doctor Faustus

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Doctor Faustus (1997, A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House)

534 pages

English language

Published Sept. 6, 1997 by A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House.


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A new translation of a 1948 novel by a German writer based on the Faust legend. The protagonist is Adrian Leverkuhn, a musical genius who trades his body and soul to the devil in exchange for 24 years of triumph as the world's greatest composer.

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