The Magician: A Novel Summary
Colm Tóibín

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The Magician: A Novel Overview

Tóibín’s novel tells the life story of German writer Thomas Mann, from childhood to old age. It is told through third person limited narration with a focus on Thomas’ perspective. The novel takes place mostly in Germany and the United States. Tóibín tackles, among others, themes of loneliness, family, and creativity through literature.

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