Atlas of an Anxious Man (The German List) by Christoph Ransmayr,Simon Pare

By Christoph Ransmayr,Simon Pare

In The Atlas of an apprehensive Man, Christoph Ransmayr deals a spell binding shuttle diary—a sprawling story of earthly wonders obvious by way of a wandering eye. this can be a lovely, lyrically informed commute story.

Translated by means of Simon Pare, this exact account follows Ransmayr around the globe: from the shadow of Java’s volcanoes to the rapids of the Mekong and Danube Rivers, from the waft ice of the Arctic Circle to Himalayan passes, and directly to the dissatisfied islands of the South Pacific. Ransmayr starts many times with, “I observed. . .” recounting to the reader the tales of continents, eras, and landscapes of the soul. Like maps, the episodes come jointly to turn into a e-book of the world—one that charts the lifestyles and loss of life, happiness and destiny of individuals certain up in photographs of breathtaking beauty.

“One of the German language’s such a lot proficient younger novelists.”—Library Journal, on The Terrors of Ice and Darkness

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