Royal Highness

Thomas MANN (1875 - 1955), translated by A. Cecil CURTIS ( - )


Royal Highness is the story of Prince Klaus Heinrich, a member of a struggling German duchy and an exotic American heiress who comes to live as his neighbor. The novel is a microcosm of Europe before World War I, with Mann's depiction of a decaying society that is rejuvenated by modern forces. A true modern day fairy tale. (Summary by Margaret Espaillat)

Genre(s): Literary Fiction, Published 1900 onward

Language: English

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Play 01 Prelude, Chapter 1, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 02 Chapter 1, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 03 Chapter 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 04 Chapter 3, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 05 Chapter 3, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 06 Chapter 4, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 07 Chapter 4, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 08 Chapter 4, Part 3 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 09 Chapter 5, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 10 Chapter 5, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 11 Chapter 6, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 12 Chapter 6, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 13 Chapter 7, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 14 Chapter 7, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 15 Chapter 7, Part 3 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 16 Chapter 7, Part 4 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 17 Chapter 7, Part 5 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 18 Chapter 7, Part 6 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 19 Chapter 8, Part 1 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 20 Chapter 8, Part 2 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 21 Chapter 8, Part 3 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 22 Chapter 8, Part 4 Margaret Espaillat
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Play 23 Chapter 9 Margaret Espaillat
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