The Torch in My Ear, Paperback 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
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Granta Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Autobiography: literary
  • ISBN: 9781847083579



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