Homo Faber Study Guides

  • Homo Faber


    Homo Faber is a 1957 novel by Max Frisch with themes of fate, technology versus humanity and love. Walter Faber impregnates his lover Hanna, who does not wish to marry him and, agrees to have an abortion. Years later, Faber begins an affair with a young woman named Sabeth. On a hunch, he inquires about her mother and discovers that she is actually his and Hanna's daughter, who was never aborted. Sabeth dies in Greece after falling off of a cliff and Faber reunites with Hanna before dying.