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Danube
by Claudio Magris


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In this acclaimed international bestseller, Claudio Magris tracks the Danube River, setting his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, Christianity and Islam. In each town he raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments, from Ovid and Marcus Aurelius to Kafka and Canetti, in "a fascinating blend of anecdote and history" ( San Francisco Examiner ).  Read more...


 
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Overview

In this acclaimed international bestseller, Claudio Magris tracks the Danube River, setting his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, Christianity and Islam. In each town he raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments, from Ovid and Marcus Aurelius to Kafka and Canetti, in "a fascinating blend of anecdote and history" (San Francisco Examiner).


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780374522452
  • ISBN-10: 0374522456
  • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Series: FSG Classics

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Books > History > Europe - General
Books > History > Eastern Europe - General

 
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