A work of obvious genius and an extraordinary writer way above most of his contemporaries * Literary Review * Anyone with a serious interest in fiction should read Sebald -- John Lanchester * Daily Telegraph * His tale of one man's odyssey through the dark ages of European history is one of the most moving and true fictions on the postwar world. Sebald is the Joyce of the 21st century * The Times * W.G. Sebald, the greatest writer of our time -- Peter Carey
W. G. Sebald was born in Germany in 1944 and died in 2001. He is the author of The Emigrants, The Rings of Saturn, Vertigo, Austerlitz, After Nature, On the Natural History of Destruction, Unrecounted, Campo Santo and Silent Catastrophes among other publications.