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The guiltless.


Murder, lust, shame, hypocrisy, and suicide are at the center of The Guiltless, Hermann Broch's postwar novel about the disintegration of European society in the decades preceding the Second World War. Broch's characters--apathetic, cruel, or indolent--are trapped in their indifference, prisoners of a "wakeful somnolence." They may mention the "imbecile Hitler," yet they prefer sex or a nap to any social action. Broch thought such ethical perversity and political apathy paved the way for Nazism and hoped that by ...

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The Guiltless
2000, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810160781

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The Guiltless
1990, Quartet Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780704301108


The Guiltless
1987, North Point Press, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780865473058

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