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Severin’s Journey Into the Dark Leppin Was The Truly Chosen Bard Of The Painfully Disappearing Old Prague, Its Infamous Side Streets And Debauched Nights A Poet Of Eternal Disillusionment, He Was At Once A Servant Of The Devil And An Adorer Of The Madonna Max BrodLeppin Once Wrote Prague Remains My Deepest Experience Its Conflicts, Its Mystery, Its Ratcatcher S Beauty Have Ever Provided My Poetic Efforts With New Inspiration And Meaning It Is This City Of Darkened Walls And Strange Decay That Forms The Backdrop Of Severin S Erotic Adventures And Fateful Encounters As He Enters A World Of Femmes Fatales, Russian Anarchists, Dabblers In The Occult, And Denizens Of Decadent Salons First Published In 1914, Leppin Seeks To Unlock The Mysterious Erotic Nature Of His Native City Buried Deep In The Subconscious Of Its Inhabitants His Depiction Of This World, In A Prague Straddling The Border Between The Ancient And The Modern, Has Brought Severin S Journey Into The Dark Deserved International Acclaim As Max Brod So Aptly Remarked Leppin Was The Truly Chosen Bard Of The Painfully Disappearing Old Prague


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10 thoughts on “Severin’s Journey Into the Dark

  1. says:

    My book arrives it is the translation by Mike Mitchell, not the one listed here First well, after the lurid cover I notice the blurbs I have seldom read adisgusting books states Richard von Schaukal, and Arthur Eloesser calls it A series of disgusting orgies with some mystical drivel wrapped round the obscenities That is not what I was expecting from the descriptions on goodreads, but okay, here I go.If you, gentle reader, perked your head up at the mention of orgies and obsce My book arrives it is the translation by Mike Mitchell, not the one listed here First well, after the lurid cover I notice the blurbs I have seldom read adisgusting books states Richard von Schaukal,...


  2. says:

    Severin s Journey also became my journey into the dark The dark of side streets, the dark of the human heart, the dark of the human psyche Leppin s use of language is masterful, his sentences tight and to the point He grabs you by the neck and sends you tumbling down a dark Prague street in the heels of Severin, a young, confused man, who despises everything around him because he despises himself The internal conflict is as good as Knut Hamsun s Hunger, albeit it uses a completely different Severin s Journey also became my journey into the dark The dark of side streets, the dark of the human heart, the dark of the human psyche Leppin s use of language is masterful, his sentences tight and to the point He grabs you by the neck and sends you tumbling down a dark Prague street in the heels of Severin, a young, confused man, who despises everything around him because he despises himself The...


  3. says:

    He listened with careful attention, as though something important were eluding him a sullen waitressserved the guests cheerless beer in cracked glasses Just two chapters in and I want to read everything Leppin ever wrote.If I can bororow from Greil Marcus, Paul Leppin writes as if he s describing his bones coming through his skin.The city is the villain in this novel, a destroying angel, both alluring and repulsive Various locales and buildings, the daylight and the streetlights play He listened with careful attention, as though something important were eluding him a sullen waitressserved the guests cheerless beer in cracked glasses Just two chapters in and I want to read everything Leppin ever wrote.If I can bororow from Greil Marcus, Paul Leppin writes as if he s describing his bones coming thr...


  4. says:

    Another man stares down into the abyss of nothingness themselves and writes a book about it In this case it was a sub par journey into existential wounding.


  5. says:

    I hadn t heard of Leppin before spending a semester in Prague, but once I had discovered that one of this city s finest authors was buried in a cemetery a couple tram stops away, I decided I needed to check out his work His mastery of description is unparalleled just as the protagonist yearns to live and breathe in a past age he read about in a childhood book, Leppin plants an uncontrollable desire in the reader to walk the dark and enigmatic streets of early 20th century Prague The novel fli I hadn t heard of Leppin before spending a semester in Prague, but once I had discovered that one of this city s finest authors was buried in a cemetery a couple tram stops away, I decided I needed to check out his work His mastery of description is unparalleled just as ...


  6. says:

    It would be unfair to rate this book poorly simply because I hated the main character, but I kinda want to Severin is a twenty something disenchanted with his life, and as a result treats everyone around him like shit He treats his girlfriends with the consideration of used dishrags, and does so over and over again It s hard to feel like you should care about what happens to a guy when he...


  7. says:

    A febrile, intense psychological portrait of a tormented Prague man who searches for love and meaning, leaving unhapiness and disaster in his wake I found the ending somewhat abrupt This publisher produces books in translation that are gorgeous to behold and touch, and whose conte...


  8. says:

    Reminded me of Dostoyevsky, Kafka and Knut Hamsun s Hunger Will readPaul Leppin.


  9. says:

    Severin is a womanizer A lecher He uses women and sex the way a drug addict uses drugs But Leppin is not interested in casting a romantic light upon Severin s bedroom adventures There is nothing playful or humorous about his conquests Severin is no handsome Casanova, scamp ily leaping from one noble lady s lap to another Severin s world is the dark lamp lit night of Pague Severin s self loathing and hatred of the world he inhabits is total He has not ventured far into the world outside h Severin is a womanizer A lecher He uses women and sex the way a drug addict uses drugs But Leppin is not interested in casting a romantic light upon Severin s bedroom adventures There is nothing playful or humorous about his conquests Severin is no handsome Casanova, scamp ily leaping from one noble lady s lap to another Severin s world is the dark lamp lit night of Pague Severin s self loathing and hatred of the world he inhabits is total He has not ventured far into the world outside his childhood home and the streets that he walked to school and now to work The only difference in his life is that ...


  10. says:

    At times this novella reminded me of Dostoevsky s darker novels where we have a haunted protagonist who is often an asshole, wandering the streets, suffering in his gloomy reflections, getting drunk, finding light in the world only so he can be plunged back into his depression.This is a long dark night of the soul book It s essentially about a discontented young man named Severin who falls in love with girls, gets bored with them and then finds another He also has a deep nostalgia for his ch At times this novella reminded me of Dostoevsky s darker novels where we have a haunted protagonist who is ofte...


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