Vernopoddannyj

fiction by Генрих Манн
We can tell you if you would like this book! Take the tour to see how it works!

Blurb

First published in 1918, "Man of Straw" is a sharp indictment of the Wilhelmine regime and a chilling warning against the joint elevation of militarism and commercial values. The "Man of Straw" is Diederich Hessling, embodiment of the corrupt society in which he moves; his brutish progression through life forms the central theme of the book.

Member Reviews Write your own review

Be the first person to review

Log in to comment