Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Death in Venice

     
Death in Venice
(1912) a novel by Thomas Mann, which was made into a film in 1971, about a successful writer in Venice who falls in love with a beautiful Polish boy and therefore does not want to leave the city, even though there is cholera there. He stays, and finally dies from the disease.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary