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Danube by Claudio Magris

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).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374522452
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Series: FSG Classics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 135,222
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Claudio Magris is a scholar, translator, and writer. He is a professor of German literature at the University of Trieste, Italy.

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