About this book
Translated and introduced by David Luke, this new edition of the classic story of obsession also includes 6 additional tales. 'A deep and highly complex drama of the psyche' "Financial Times"
Gustave von Aschenbach is a writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day he notices a beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon his days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the rumours that have begun to circulate about disease spreading through the city.