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Mistler's Exit

Edig Dort will er seinen Abschied inszenieren sich ein letztes Mal dem Leben in die Arme werfen sich mit seiner Jugendliebe in einer amour fou vergessen.. PS3552E373M57 German authorAd man in Venicesee About Schmidt etc

REVIEW Mistler's Exit

Tens ein halbes Jahr zu leben hat Mistler verschweigt seiner Familie die Lage und reist – vorgeblich für ein paar Tage – in das von ihm geliebte Ven. Mistler s Exit is a short book about a powerful New York adman who had just learned he has terminal cancer It s beautifully written Definitely the point of view of a rich powerful man which is interesting to me because it s so other Enjoyable

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Thomas Mistler ein Mann in den frühen Sechzigern bekommt vom Arzt den schrecklichen Befund mitgeteilt Krebs Und daß er nur noch ein paar Wochen höchs. Begley loves to write about the 60 plus year old man usually of considerable means getting it on with a 25 year old girl He does it in the first two Schmidt books and he does it here in Mistler s Exit His other penchant is to chat in considerable detail about business deals or legal cases or real estate His characters are big time materialists who probably vote Republican but who are nice enough so that you can t tell They are used to dinner parties and servants and polo and the club They enjoy their flings they are men of the old school after all And let us not forget cocktail hour with it s irreplaceable martini They have all material aspects of their life worked out to a fare thee well Yet into this world of hyper planning and monied perfection steps travail and trepidation Humans can never be free of it strive though they might In the first two Schmidt books it appears in the form of a recently deceased wife who was a paragon of family life the social glue that held it together and a daughter so foolish and unknowing in her life choices that one wonders if there wasn t some switch made among the bassinets at the hospital Still reading


About the Author: Louis Begley

Louis Begley is an American novelist Begley was born Ludwik Begleiter in Stryi at the time part of Poland and now in Ukraine as the only child of a physician He is a survivor of the Holocaust due to the multiple purchases of Aryan papers by his mother and constant evasion of the Nazis They survived by pretending to be Polish Catholic The family left Poland in the fall of and settled in N.



10 thoughts on “Mistler's Exit

  1. says:

    Begley loves to write about the 60 plus year old man usually of considerable means getting it on with a 25 year old girl

  2. says:

    It's not easy for me to give a low rating to something by an able and critically respected novelist I had no trouble reading the book which was strong on Venice atmosphere echoes of Mann It is in the mold of Maruand and Auchincloss both of who

  3. says:

    This is a bit dry and unemotional for a man who has just received news of his imminent death yet the emotions hover underneath his veneer as a wealthy successful businessman Good for those who like to read about the lives of the elite Overall well written

  4. says:

    I read this book because I had heard good things about this author but I have to say that I don't understand the point of this bookHere's the story Mistler a 60 something director of an advertising agency is told that he has liver cancer and ha

  5. says:

    As usual I enjoyed this book like others he has written although I cannot really identify with the characters similar to how I felt about Memories of a Marriage

  6. says:

    Mistler's Exit is a short book about a powerful New York adman who had just learned he has terminal cancer It's beautifully written Definitely the point of view of a rich powerful man which is interesting to me because it's so other Enjoyable

  7. says:

    I read this book mainly because it was set in VeniceHowever I found it rather dry although the idea of how Mistler dealt with a terminal diagnos

  8. says:

    A little dry but interestingeasy read for anyone interesting in writing

  9. says:

    PS3552E373M57 German authorAd man in Venicesee About Schmidt etc

  10. says:

    Out of the four books I have read by him I like this one the least Of course this is the one that won all the awards Go fi

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