Michael Arditti

The secret life of Thomas Mann: The Magician, by Colm Tóibín, reviewed

In his latest novel, Tóibín confronts some awkward aspects of Mann’s life, including his failure to denounce Hitler and his attraction to his adolescent son

The young Thomas Mann. Outside the House of Atreus, it would be hard to find a family more touched by tragedy. [Getty Images]

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