By Claudio Magris
In this interesting trip Claudio Magris, whose wisdom is encyclopaedic and whose interest unlimited, courses his reader from the resource of the Danube within the Bavarian hills via Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to the Black Sea. alongside the way in which he increases the ghosts that inhabit the homes and monuments - from Ovid to Kafka and Canetti - and in so doing units his finger at the pulse of principal Europe, the important crucible of a tradition that attracts on affects of East and West, of Christendom and Islam.
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Danube (Panther) by Claudio Magris