Book :: The Tartar Steppe

The Tartar Steppe
By: Dino Buzzati
Pages: 198
Published: 1940
Genre(s): Italy
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Often Likened to Kafka's The Castle, this great Italian novel, first published in 1945, is both a scathing criticism of military life and a meditation on the human thirst for glory. It tells of young Giovanni Drago, who is posted to a remote fort overlooking the vast Tartar steppe, the first line of defense against a rumored barbarian invasion. Although not intending to stay, Giovanni one day...

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Interesting throughout with a fascinating ending.

Sep 24th, 2016

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29th on 100 Books of the Century by Le Monde