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On the Natural History of Destruction

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24246755M
ISBN 109781588362766
OCLC/WorldCa464210435

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On the Natural History of Destruction is W.G. Sebald’s harrowing and precise investigation of one of the least examined “silences” of our time. In it, the acclaimed novelist examines the devastation of German cities by Allied bombardment, and the reasons for the astonishing absence of this unprecedented trauma from German history and culture/5(40).   On the Natural History of Destruction is a quietly spoken but fierce protest at the mendacity and moral evasiveness of our time. In the tragic absence of more Sebald fiction, it will have to do. One can do no better than to say of Sebald's work what he himself quotes Elias Canetti saying of . On the Natural History of Destruction is W.G. Sebald’s harrowing and precise investigation of one of the least examined “silences” of our time. In it, the acclaimed novelist examines the devastation of German cities by Allied bombardment, and the reasons for the astonishing absence of this unprecedented trauma from German history and culture. On The Natural History of Destruction Hardcover – January 1, by W. G. Sebald (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and 4/4(1).