THE CONFESSIONS OF FELIX KRULL (Kurt Hoffmann, 1957)

From Thomas Mann’s last novel, adapted by his daughter, Erika Mann, and Robert Thoeren, Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull chronicles a most charmingly talkative boy, the “confidence man” of the title. Felix sharply observes what’s going on around him, and talks himself out of difficulties or onto higher and higher rungs of success. He may […]