Buddenbrooks Summary
Thomas Mann

Everything you need to understand or teach Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann.

  • Buddenbrooks Summary & Study Guide
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Buddenbrooks Summary

Buddenbrooks is a novel about the decline of a family. The story chronicles four generations of a German merchant family and their decline over that period.

The novel begins in 135 with the entire family hosting other prominent townspeople for a housewarming dinner at their new home on Meng Strasse. The head of the family is Johann Buddenbrook, the son of the original founder of the firm. The family business is in...

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