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Austerlitz (Compactos Anagrama) [Paperback]

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Este fue el ultimo gran libro del mas original narrador de nuestro tiempo. Cuenta la historia de un hombre al que, de nio, le roban patria, idioma y nombre, y no puede sentirse ya en casa en este mundo. En la estacion de Amberes habia un hombre joven, rubio, con pesadas botas de excursionista, pantalones azules y una mochila vieja, ocupado en tomar notas y hacer dibujos en un cuaderno. El narrador lo observa fascinado y comienza una relacion que dura decenios. Jacques Austerlitz se llama el enigmatico extranjero, y solo cuando la casualidad vuelve a reunir a los dos hombres en los lugares mas inesperados, se va revelando la historia de ese viajero solitario y melancolico. El no es ingles. En los aos cuarenta, siendo un nio judio refugiado, llego a Gales y se crio en casa del parroco de un pequeo pueblo, con el predicador y su mujer, personas mayores y tristes. Crece solitario y se entera despues de su verdadero origen y nombre, y por que se siente extranjero entre los hombres.

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Pages   296
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Weight:   0.78 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 15, 2004
Publisher   Editorial Anagrama
ISBN  8433967819  
ISBN13  9788433967817  

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More About Winfried Georg Sebald

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! W. G. Sebald was born in Wertach im Allgau, Germany, in 1944. He studied German language and literature in Freiburg, Switzerland, and Manchester. He taught at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, for thirty years, becoming professor of European literature in 1987, and from 1989 to 1994 was the first director of the British Centre for Literary Translation. His previously translated books--"The Rings of Saturn," "The Emigrants," "Vertigo," and "Austerlitz"--have won a number of international awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award, the Berlin Literature Prize, and the Literatur Nord Prize. He died in December 2001.

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Winfried Georg Sebald was born in 1944 and died in 2001.

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