The Real Tadzio : Thomas Mann's "Death in Venice" and the Boy Who Inspired it Paperback
Part of the Short Lives S. series
Whilst visiting Venice in 1911 Thomas Mann's eye was drawn to a young sailor-suited boy of almost supernatural beauty, and was inspired to write Death in Venice.
This is a biography of that boy, who went on to lead a life as rich and as full of twists as any piece of fiction.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 104 pages, portraits
- Publisher: Short Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/12/2001
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9781904095071