DW book expert David Levitz on ′The Loyal Subject′ by Heinrich Mann | 100 German Must-Reads - a unique list of 100 works of German literature published in English | DW | 05.10.2018

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100 Must-Reads

DW book expert David Levitz on 'The Loyal Subject' by Heinrich Mann

Diederich Heßling is a man who bends over backward for those above him and kicks and spits on those below him. Heinrich Mann's "The Loyal Subject" is an amusing, merciless and prophetic analysis of German society in the early 20th century.

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