Random House LLC, 2002 - 298 Seiten
This tenth anniversary edition of W. G. Sebald’s celebrated masterpiece includes a new Introduction by acclaimed critic James Wood.Austerlitzis the story of a man’s search for the answer to his life’s central riddle. A small child when he comes to England on aKindertransportin the summer of 1939, Jacques Austerlitz is told nothing of his real family by the Welsh Methodist minister and his wife who raise him. When he is a much older man, fleeting memories return to him, and obeying an instinct he only dimly understands, Austerlitz follows their trail back to the world he left behind a half century before. There, faced with the void at the heart of twentieth-century Europe, he struggles to rescue his heritage from oblivion.
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Review: AusterlitzNutzerbericht - Hermien - Goodreads
I couldn't decide whether to give it three or four stars. The book reads as a biography even though Austerlitz is a fictional character. The photographs add to the biographical feel. I like the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: AusterlitzNutzerbericht - Charlotte - Goodreads
A serious book. It creeps under your skin like damp creeps into a house. Reading it is like absorbing a sensation rather than a story and by the end you feel weighed down by the pressure that Sebald ... Vollständige Rezension lesen