At a bleak, isolated military school on the fringes of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, four young cadets —Torless, Beineberg, Reiting and their victim Basini—rift even further away from their school- fellows into a private world of ritual, secrecy and torture.
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Robert Musil was born in 1880 in Austria and studied at the military college in Vienna and undertook an engineering degree in Brno, Czechoslovakia, before turning to psychology and philosophy doctoral studies in Berlin, where he began to write. He… More about Robert Musil
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Published by Penguin Classics Sep 01, 2001| 176 Pages| 5-1/16 x 7-3/4| ISBN 9780142180006
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