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  • On the Natural History of Destructionby W.G. Sebald

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00

    W.G. Sebald completed this extraordinary and important -- and already controversial -- book before his untimely death in December 2001. On the Natural History of Destruction is W.G. Sebald?s harrowing and precise investigation of one of the least examined ?silences? of our time. In it, the acclaimed novelist examines the devastation of German cities... more...

  • After Natureby W.G. Sebald

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    After Nature , W. G. Sebald?s first literary work, now translated into English by Michael Hamburger, explores the lives of three men connected by their restless questioning of humankind?s place in the natural world. From the efforts of each, ?an order arises, in places beautiful and comforting, though more cruel, too, than the previous state of ignorance.?... more...

  • Campo Santoby W.G. Sebald

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    ?The Washington Post Book World This final collection of essays by W. G. Sebald offers profound ruminations on many themes common to his work?the power of memory and personal history, the connections between images in the arts and life, the presence of ghosts in places and artifacts. Some of these pieces pay tribute to the Mediterranean island of... more...

  • Vertigoby W G Sebald

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    Part fiction, part travelogue, the narrator of this compelling masterpiece pursues his solitary, eccentric course from England to Italy and beyond, succumbing to the vertiginous unreliability of memory itself. What could possibly connect Stendhal's unrequited love, the artistry of Pisanello, a series of murders by a clandestine organisation, a missing... more...

  • On the Natural History of Destructionby W.G. Sebald

    Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 21.00

    W. G. Sebald completed this extraordinary, important and controversial book before his untimely death in December 2001. It is a harrowing study of the devastation of German cities by Allied bombardment in World War II, and an examination of the silence in German literature and culture about this unprecedented trauma. On the Natural History of Destruction... more...

  • Austerlitzby W.G. Sebald

    Knopf Canada 2014; US$ 21.00

    From one of the undisputed masters of world literature, a haunting novel of sublime ambition and power about a man whose fragmentary memories of a lost childhood lead him on a quest across Europe in search of his heritage. Jacques Austerlitz is a survivor ? rescued as a child from the Nazi threat. In the summer of 1939 he arrives in Wales to live... more...

  • After Natureby W. G. Sebald

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 12.68

    After Nature is the very first literary work by W. G. Sebald, author of Austerlitz After Nature by W.G. Sebald, author of Austerlitz, is his first literary work and the start of his highly personal and brilliant writing journey. In this long prose poem, Sebald introduces many of the themes that he explores in his subsequent books. Focusing... more...

  • A Place in the Countryby W. G. Sebald

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.27

    From the author of the critically-acclaimed Austerlitz and Across the Land and Water comes A Place in the Country, the much anticipated translation of one of W.G. Sebald's most brilliant works. When W. G. Sebald, the prize-winning author of Austerlitz , travelled to Manchester in 1966, he packed in his bags certain literary favourites... more...

  • Across the Land and the Waterby W. G. Sebald; Iain Galbraith

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 11.27

    Across the Land and the Water is a stunningly beautiful selection of poetry by W. G. Sebald. Across the Land and the Water brings together poems from throughout W. G. Sebald's life as well as additional works found after his death. Arranged chronologically, from his student days in the 1960s to the longer narratives he worked on in the 1980s,... more...

  • Campo Santoby W. G. Sebald; Anthea Bell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.27

    Campo Santo is a collection of essays by W. G. Sebald When W.G. Sebald died tragically in 2001 a unique voice was silenced. Campo Santo is a collection of the pieces he left behind - none of them previously published in book form - which provide a powerful insight into the themes that came to dominate his life. Four pieces pay tribute to... more...