Austerlitz by W. G. Sebald

The novel follows the story of Jacques Austerlitz, an architectural historian who was brought to England on a Kindertransport from Czechoslovakia during World War II. As an adult, Jacques embarks on a journey to uncover his past, including his original identity, his parent's fate, and his own lost history. The narrative is a haunting exploration of memory, identity, and the lasting impact of the Holocaust.

The 469th greatest book of all time


Published
2001
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
128,000
Original Language
German

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