Austerlitz


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Author(s): Sebald, W. G.

In 1939, five-year-old Jacques Austerlitz is sent to England on a Kindertransport and placed with foster parents. This childless couple promptly erase from the boy all knowledge of his identity and he grows up ignorant of his past. Later in life, after a career as an architectural historian, Austerlitz - having avoided all clues that might point to his origin - finds the past returning to haunt him and he is forced to explore what happened fifty years before.

About the author:

W. G. Sebald was born in Germany in 1944 and died in 2001. He is the author of The Emigrants, The Rings of Saturn, Vertigo, Austerlitz, After Nature, On the Natural History of Destruction, Unrecounted, Campo Santo and Silent Catastrophes among other publications.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780241984482

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 448

Publication Date: 20180618

Publisher: Penguin UK

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 178 mm111 mm31 mm 

Weight: 248 gr

 

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