#1758 Colm Tóibín "The Magician" | The Book Show

March 30, 2022 00:27:26
#1758 Colm Tóibín "The Magician" | The Book Show
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#1758 Colm Tóibín "The Magician" | The Book Show
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Colm Tóibín's "The Magician" is an intimate portrait of one of the 20th century's most intriguing literary figures, Thomas Mann.

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