Author:Kauffmann, Jean - Paul

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A Journey to Nowhere Detours and Riddles in The Lands and History of Courland

By: Kauffmann, Jean - Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Maclehose Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003570

Condition: As New


"Having first heard of Courland from Mara, a former lover, when he was a student in Canada in the 1960s, Kauffmann seems at first to be looking for something: a notion of the country of Mara’s birth; the character of the Courlandians; the grave of his cousin’s father, forcibly conscripted by the Nazis and killed in Courland in the Second World War. He finds none of these things, but, in a captivating and circumlocutory fashion, gleans amongst the ruins built by Courl... View more info