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By Sybille Bedford

ISBN-10: 1582431426

ISBN-13: 9781582431420

A Legacy is the story of 2 very diverse households, the Merzes and the Feldens. The Jewish Merzes are longstanding contributors of Berlin’s haute bourgeoisie who count number a pal of Goethe between their exotic ancestors. no longer that this proud legacy capability a lot of something to them anymore. safe of their large city residence, they dedicate themselves to little greater than having fun with their comforts and making sure their wealth. The Feldens are landed aristocracy, wealthy yet now not wealthy, from Germany’s Catholic south. After Julius von Felden marries Melanie Merz the fortunes of the 2 households should be unusually, certainly fatally, entwined. 

Set in the course of the run-up to international struggle I, a time of weirdly mingled complacency and angst, A Legacy is pleasing, magnificently humorous, and profound, an unforgettable picture of a doomed manner of life.

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