Danube: A Sentimental Journey from the Source to the Black Sea (FSG Classics)

Danube: A Sentimental Journey from the Source to the Black Sea (FSG Classics)

Claudio Magris


In this acclaimed overseas bestseller, Claudio Magris tracks the Danube River, atmosphere his finger at the pulse of crucial Europe, the crucible of a tradition that pulls on affects of East and West, Christianity and Islam. In each one city he increases the ghosts that inhabit the homes and monuments, from Ovid and Marcus Aurelius to Kafka and Canetti, in "a interesting mix of anecdote and heritage" (San Francisco Examiner).

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