Ernst Lothar

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Ernst Lothar

Ernst Lothar, whose real name was Ernst Lothar Müller, was born in Brno in 1890 and died in 1974 in Vienna. He was a trained lawyer and worked as a state prosecutor, among other jobs, before becoming a theatre critic, director, and finally, the manager of the Theater in der Josefstadt in 1925. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States, then returned to Vienna after the war. From 1948 he was a theatre director at the Burgtheater and member of the board of directors of the Salzburg Festival. In 2016, Zsolnay published the new edition of his novel Der Engel mit dem Posaune (The Angel with the Trumpet).  


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The Return

The Return

Driven by the longing to see his home country again, the Viennese lawyer Felix von Geldern returns from New York to Austria in 1946. Ernst Lothar’s novel, first published in 1949, is a document ...

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The Angel with the Trumpet

The Angel with the Trumpet

From Crown Prince Rudolf’s suicide through the First World War all the way to the »Anschluss«, Ernst Lothar gives us an epochal portrait of Austria, a nation in decline, reflected in the fate ...

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Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag erschienen:
2016 Der Engel mit der Posaune. Roman eines Hauses. Mit einem Nachwort von Eva Menasse (Neuausgabe)
2018 Die Rückkehr. Roman. Mit einem Nachwort von Doron Rabinovici