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A journey down the Danube

L. H. Bolwell

A journey down the Danube

by L. H. Bolwell

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Published by Wayland in Hove .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Danube River Region -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurie Bolwell.
    SeriesRiver journeys
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65p. :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22406823M
    ISBN 100850784999
    OCLC/WorldCa60080598

    The Danube is at its romantic best just west of Vienna. Mix a cruise with a bike ride through the Danube's Wachau Valley, lined with ruined castles, beautiful abbeys (including the glorious Melk Abbey), small towns, and vineyard upon vineyard. Much of the valley has a warm fairy-tale glow, but a trip here isn't complete without the chilling. A new book by Nick Thorpe The Danube A journey upriver from the Black Sea to the Claudio Magris wrote about travelling down the river during the mids and Patrick Leigh Fermor wrote.

    The Danube (/ ˈ d æ n. j uː b / DAN-yoob; known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second-longest river, after the is located in Central and Eastern Europe.. The Danube was once a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire, and today flows through 10 river runs through the 2nd largest number of countries in the world with The Nile running through 11 Country: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, . Magris’ journey along the Danube is replete with off-kilter literary and historical anecdotes, and even a mention of “Buffetto II, my highly esteemed guinea-pig.” The first image of Vienna Magris offered, for example, was no frothy bit of waltz, but the dummy of poet Peter Altenberg, “with his deep-set, melancholy eyes and his famous Author: Susan Scheid.

      For the traveler embarking on a journey down the Danube, from here to the Black Sea more than 1, miles away, there is a lesson here in the disappearance of Author: Richard Bernstein.   The River Danube, like a siren, has seduced at least three authors over the centuries. A professor, scholar and novelist, he completed a journey to the Black Sea in , just before the fall.


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Maybe a cruise on the blue Danube will be wonderful for me in the future as a straight European man. This book by the German philologist Magris published in may be a guide for the independent traveller who is in touch with natural sciences.

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A journey down the Danube. [L H Bolwell] -- An account in extended captions and coloured photographs of the countryside, cities, towns, animals and people on the banks and borders of the Danube River. The Paperback of the The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest by Nick Thorpe at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Yale University Press. A journey down the Danube book   To get more into the Danube, I pulled out an old copy of Claudio Magris’s classic, “Danube: A Sentimental Journey from the Source to the Black Sea,” that had been gathering dust on my bookshelf.

This post will be a bit about that book and also about one of my favorite places along the river (that only pops up at the very end – of the book and of the river). From the delta of the Danube (which has the biggest concentration of reed banks anywhere on Earth), he explores the "dark, dreamy river" along its Author: PD Smith.

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In The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest, Nick Thorpe travels its full 1, miles, taking in the landscape, history. The book follows Magris’ journey down the Danube from the source of the river to its outlet in the Black Sea.

If you were expecting something like a description of the flora and fauna of the Danube, of its hydrology and navigation or of what it actually looks like, you will be sorely disappointed.

In The Glance of Countess Hahn-Hahn (down the Danube), Peter Esterhazy blends magic realism and travel narrative to dazzling effect. Esterhazy's hero is a professional Traveller, commissioned -- like Marco Polo by Kubla Khan -- to undertake a voyage of discovery and to prepare a travelogue about the Danube.

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A trip down the Danube River The Danube is Europe's second-longest river, and arguably its most romantic. Take a trip down the entire picturesque length of the river, from Austria to Romania.

To the north, the Danube is fed by the Olt and the Jiu rivers flowing down from the Carpathians. Barn swallows dart beneath the ten handsome stone arches of Ficheto’s bridge, and the wavy, broken line built into the stone beneath the parapet gives a sense of movement, a nod towards the majesty of the river flowing beneath it.

In The Glance of Countess Hahn-Hahn (down the Danube), Peter Esterhazy blends magic realism and travel narrative to dazzling effect.

Esterhazy's hero is a professional Traveller, commissioned   The mode of Danube, as befits a river book, is digressive and rambling.

Along the river’s course cafes, pawnshops, inns, cemeteries and battlefields are visited by. Magris (whose amazing breadth of knowledge is evident on every page) takes the reader on a colourful journey from the source of the Danube in the Bavarian hills through Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to the Black Sea/5(38).Buy The blue Danube cookbook; a culinary journey down the Danube, stopping in Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Rumania, and Bulgaria.

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