The Torch in My Ear, Paperback / softback Book


In The Torch in My Ear Elias Canetti, Nobel Prize winner, towering intellectual figure and polymath, gives us his second volume of autobiography.

Using as a framework his admiration for his first great mentor, the Viennese writer Karl Kraus, and his passion for his first wife, Veza, Canetti seamlessly incorporates a profoundly perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s.

Here are the voices of Brecht, Isaac Babel, George Grosz, and many others.

This is autobiography redefining itself.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Granta Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Autobiography: literary
  • ISBN: 9781847083579



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