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Robert Menasse’s The Capital

Robert Menasse’s The Capital

Reviewed by Jeffrey Zuckerman

The strange charm of Robert Menasse’s polyphonic The Capital is in how it suggests that such an European Union is inextricably bound to its diversity of member countries, and yet utterly dependent on their continued collaboration. An endeavor made possible only by understanding the particular whims and fancies driving each character in this drama...