The Emigrants

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'The writer who above all others transformed the ravaged lands and minds of post-war Europe into a scene of hauntings' Independent

At first The Emigrants appears simply to document the lives of four Jewish émigrés in the twentieth century. But gradually, as Sebald's precise, almost dreamlike prose begins to draw their stories, the four narrations merge into one overwhelming evocation of exile and loss.

Written with a bone-dry sense of humour and a fascination with the oddness of existence The Emigrants is highly original in its heady mix of fact, memory and fiction and photographs.

'One of the most innovative writers of the late twentieth century... It's as if the spirit of ruined Europe were speaking through him' Geoff Dyer, Guardian

See also: Vertigo

Revue de presse :

"Strange, beautiful and terribly moving" ( A.S. Byatt)

"This deeply moving book shames most writers with its nerve and tact and wonder" ( Michael Ondaatje)

"An unconsoling masterpiece...It is exquisitely written and exquisitely translated...a true work of art" ( Spectator)

"A spellbinding account of four Jewish exiles. Its restrained and meditative tone has stayed with me all year" ( Nicholas Shakespeare)

"A sober delicate account of displacement, and a classic of its kind. Modest and remote, it resurrects older standards of behaviour, making most contemporary writing seem brash and immature. No book has pleased me more this year" ( Anita Brookner, Spectator)

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W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Edité par New Directions Publishing Corp (1996)
ISBN 10 : 0811213382 ISBN 13 : 9780811213387
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Murray Media
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Description du livre New Directions Publishing Corp, 1996. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110811213382

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