Claudio Magris: Danube. Translated from Italian by Patrick Creagh (Paperback edition). London: The Harvill Press. 2001. 416 pp. $13.50
This article is a book review about Claudi Magris' book, Danube, which presents an engaging journey along the Danube River. Claudio Magris guides the reader from the river’s source in the Bavarian hills through Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to its mouth at the Black Sea. The book is unique in its successful intertwining of travel impressions, prose, historical insights and philosophical reflection.