DW book expert David Levitz on ′The Vienna Melody′ by Ernst Lothar | 100 German Must-Reads - a unique list of 100 works of German literature published in English | DW | 05.10.2018

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DW book expert David Levitz on 'The Vienna Melody' by Ernst Lothar

Ernst Lothar was an Austrian Jew who fled to the US. He wrote this book in the 1940s to explain the country that he once loved to his newfound homeland. "The Vienna Melody" is a family saga about Austria's heyday and demise.

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