Katja Perat’s ‘The Masochist’ Depicts Life in Fin de Siècle Vienna

Set in the gloaming of the Habsburg Empire, Perat’s ardent debut novel is a fictional coming-of-age memoir from the daughter of the world’s first “masochist."

Sam Jackson
Sam is Metropole's Events Editor and a frequent contributor. He's also a musician and an avid football fan. If he’s not recording or yelling at the television he’ll likely be out and about in town.

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