Austerlitz (Kobo eBook)

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Austerlitz, the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by “one of the most gripping writers imaginable” (*The New York Review of Books*), is the story of a man’s search for the answer to his life’s central riddle. A small child when he comes to England on a Kindertransport in the summer of 1939, one Jacques Austerlitz is told nothing of his real family by the Welsh Methodist minister and his wife who raise him. When he is a much older man, fleeting memories return to him, and obeying an instinct he only dimly understands, he follows their trail back to the world he left behind a half century before. There, faced with the void at the heart of twentieth-century Europe, he struggles to rescue his heritage from oblivion.

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ISBN-13: 9780679645412
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: December 5th, 2011
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