The Emigrants

by W.G. Sebald


The Emigrants | 9780099448884 | W.G. Sebald

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:07/11/2002 by Vintage Publishing


At first The Emigrants appears simply to document the lives of four Jewish emigres in the twentieth century. But gradually, as Sebald’s precise, almost dreamlike prose begins to draw their stories, the four narrations merge into one overwhelming evocation of exile and loss.

Written with a bone-dry sense of humour and a fascination with the oddness of existence The Emigrants is highly original in its heady mix of fact, memory and fiction and photographs.