At moments when reality shows itself to be unstable or uncanny, we experience a form of vertigo. This experience is further complicated when we try to transform experience into writing, and fact clashes with memory. Vertigo, explores this theme through four stories and four journeys.At moments when reality shows itself to be unstable or uncanny, we experience a form of vertigo. This experience is further complicated when we try to transform experience into writing, and fact clashes with memory. Vertigo, explores this theme through four stories and four journeys.Read Less
Fine in Fine jacket. An as new copy of the first U.S. edition of this, the author's third book. Sebald was killed in a car accident almost ten years ago (at the age of 57). Considered by many to be a great writer.
Very fine in fine unclipped dj that has a couple very small rubs, but which is otherwise very fine. First Edition. A Novel. Translated from the German by Michael Hulse. Third book by the author of THE EMIGRANTS and THE RINGS OF SATURN. A fascinating blend of fiction, history, and autobiography. The 4 sections of the book deal with French author Stendhal, Pisanello's frescoes and Casanova's imprisonment, Kafka's travails in Italy, and the author's own return to his homeland (Germany). Sebald resided in England from 1970 until his accidental death in December 2001. 8vo boards.
Good jacket. Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. Slight mark to the book edge. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
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