The Radetzky March

Ranked #85 in German

The Radetzky March charts the history of the Trotta family through three generations spanning the rise and fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Through the Battle of Solferino, to the entombment of the last Hapsburg emperor, Roth's intelligent compassionate narrative illuminates the crumbling of a way of life. less

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Janine di Giovanni The quintessential book about the end of the Habsburg empire and the preface to the First World War. (Source)

James Meek A lyrical summoning of a remarkable world, the Austro-Hungarian empire, a balance between multiple ethnoses. (Source)

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