A remarkable journey to the heart of Europe's greatest literary figures, author of The Radetsky March. Huge literary interest in Joseph Roth championed by Michael Hoffman. Intriguing psychological portrait of an elusive genius. There is no biography of Roth in English, so for many readers this is the book that can offer a glimpse of Roth
For thirty years Dennis Marks was an acclaimed television producer and broadcast executive. His career ranged from directing cultural and historical documentaries to a seven year span as Head of Music for BBCTV. During this time he was also president of the Vienna based music and media organisation IMZ. From 1993 to 1997 he was General Director of English National Opera. In 1998, he returned to broadcasting, producing and directing for television and writing and presenting major events and historical documentaries for BBC Radio, including three series on European history. He is currently developing new radio documentaries and two further books.
"This is history at its most vivid." --The Times (London) "A brilliant little study." --Simon Schama, Financial Times"In Wandering Jew, a fascinating exploration of Roth's Galician origins, Dennis Marks describes Roth as 'one of literature's most prodigious liars.'" --The Guardian