Danube (Panther)


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In this fascinating journey Claudio Magris, whose knowledge is encyclopaedic and whose curiosity limitless, guides his reader from the river’s source in the Bavarian hills through Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to the Black Sea. Along the way he raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments – from Ovid and Marcus Aurelius to Kafka and Canetti – and in so doing sets his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the vital crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, of Christendom and Islam.

  • File Size: 742 KB
  • Print Length: 420 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0374522456
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; New Ed edition (January 11, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004I8WLDO
  • ISBN: 0374134650