Regina Ullmann

by Regina Ullmann

The Country Road

Regina Ullmann

The Country Road

Fiction by Regina Ullmann

Translated by Kurt Beals

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Ullmann is a one-off, an original, a really deeply peculiar writer.

—Michael Hofmann, NYRB

A triumphant translation.

Publishers Weekly

Ullman delicately balances each of her characters’ emotions on a pinpoint, presenting both the beauty and fragility of every momentary feeling.

—Jan Anspach, Words Without Borders

It’s as if Ullmann takes biblical wisdom literature, strips it of all moral judgment, and then spins it with rotating moments of natural bliss and existential fear.

—Jonathan Sturgeon, Flavorwire

Her voice is something holy.

—Thomas Mann

To read your book for me is such a multiplicity of joys that I can only gradually cope with it.

—Rainer Maria Rilke (in a letter to Regina Ullmann)

A pure and noble poetic talent: everything is full of mystery.

—Herman Hesse

Regina Ullmann has a sense of authenticity and a touch of genius.

—Robert Musil
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