Richter und Narr - Roman  

Author Altalena [Zhabotinsky, Vladimir Yevgenyevich; Jabotinsky, Ze`ev; Zeev]
Place of Publication München
Publication Name Meyer & Jessen Verlag
Year 1928
Language(s) German
RARE German translation of a novel on the figure of Samson, one of the last of the judges of the ancient Israelites mentioned in the Old Testament. The author - Ze`ev Jabotinsky (born Vladimir Yevgenyevich Zhabotinsky 1880-1940) was an eminent Russian Jewish Revisionist Zionist leader, author, poet, orator and soldier, who founded the Jewish Self-Defense Organization in Odessa, and co-founded with Joseph Trumpeldor the Jewish Legion of the British army in WWI. Later he also established several militant Jewish organizations in Palestine, including Beitar, HaTzohar and the Irgun (Etzel). This novel, considered a precursor of Thomas Mann`s "Joseph and his Brothers", was published in the original Russian in 1927, and immediately translated into German. 205x130mm. 382 pages [+2]. Orange cloth Hardcover. Cover and spine slightly stained. Spine rubbed. Cover corners and spine edges bumped and peeling/tattered. Spine hinges partly cracked and glued. Binding visible between inner cover and whitepages. Rear whitepage somewhat stained. Pages slightly yellowing and wavy. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare German edition of a novel about the biblical hero Samson, written by one of the most influential figures in 20th-century Jewish history, is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 14 08

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