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Nephew to the Emperor

Jacques Brenner

Nephew to the Emperor

a novel based on the life of Beethoven

by Jacques Brenner

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as Le neveu de l"empereur. Julliard, Sequana, 1959.

Statementtranslated from the French by Marguerite Waldman.
The Physical Object
Pagination191p.,20cm
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18868298M

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Emperor Augustus (born Octavius, the great-nephew of Julius Caesar) was the first emperor of Rome, ending years of republic. He’s an incredibly controversial figure, especially due to the smart and ruthless way he came to power, but he ruled over a time of relative peace in the Roman empire. If a ruler is known as The Emperor, it is almost a sure sign that he is an Evil Overlord and the Big Bad of the story, or at least a major villain, especially if you are in a Fantasy setting. Kings, Princes, and Presidents are as likely to be good (The Good King, The Wise Prince, President Superhero) as they are to be bad (The Caligula, The Evil Prince, President Evil) but somehow The Emperor.

  Synopsis. Nero was born in 37 A.D., the nephew of the emperor. After his father’s death, his mother married his great uncle, Claudius, and persuaded him to name Nero his successor.   —Claire Messud, author of The Emperor’s Children, on Salon “Bernhard’s fiction is full of energy; his restless imagination cannot leave a fact or idea alone Only someone with such a brilliant, tricky, inexhaustible mind could get away with Wittgenstein’s Nephew.” —The New York TimesBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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