The Tobacconist

Robert Seethaler

  • First edition
  • Signed by the author

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The Tobacconist tells the story of seventeen-year-old Franz who, when he exchanges his home in the idyllic beauty of the Austrian lake district for the bustle of Vienna, his homesickness quickly dissolves amidst the thrum of the city. In his role as apprentice to the elderly tobacconist Otto Trsnyek, he will soon be supplying the great and good of Vienna with their newspapers and cigarettes.

In the tradition of novels such as Fred Uhlman’s classic Reunion, Bernhard Schlink’s The Reader and Rachel Seiffert’s The Dark Room, The Tobacconist tells a deeply moving story of ordinary lives profoundly affected by the Third Reich.

  • ISBN 9781509806584
  • Title The Tobacconist
  • Author Robert Seethaler
  • Publisher Pan Macmillan
  • Imprint Picador
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Thursday 20th October 2016
  • Width 13.5cm
  • Height 21.6cm
  • Thickness 2.1cm
  • Weight 364g
  • Number of pages 240

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