Thomas Mann was born in 1875 and published his first novel at the age of 25. It sold over a million copies in Germany alone before it was banned and burned by Hitler .
His second novel, The Magic mountain was published in 1924 after 12 years of work and it is now considered one of the greatest novels of the 21st Century. Mann won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929.
Very good condition, 1st single edition in English
Found in Edinburgh, with a handwritten note in the cover that reads, Xmas 1946.
Hard cover, with bright pink dust-jacket, protected. Faded by the sun on the spine.