The Leviathan (New Directions Pearls)

The Leviathan (New Directions Pearls)

Joseph Roth


Joseph Roth’s ultimate novella, The Leviathan, matters a shtetl’s best coral service provider and the way his dream of seeing the ocean for the 1st time materializes at a bad cost.

within the small city of Progrody, Nissen Piczenik makes his dwelling because the most useful coral service provider of the zone. Nissen hasn't ever been outdoor of his city, deep within the Russian inside, and fantasizes Leviathan watches over the coral reefs. while the sailor nephew of 1 of Progrody’s citizens involves stopover at, Nissen loses little time in befriending him for the aim of studying concerning the sea. The sailor bargains Nissen a once-in-a-lifetime chance to return to Odessa and journey his send. Nissen leaves his enterprise throughout the height coral season, and remains in Odessa for 3 weeks. yet upon his go back to Progrody, Nissen unearths new coral service provider has moved into the neighboring city, and his coral is readily turning into the main wanted. As his buyers dwindle, lifestyles takes an evil twist for Nissen Piczenik. And the ultimate decider of his destiny could be the satan himself.

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