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Three Poems

W. G. Sebald

Translated from the German by Iain Galbraith


About the author

​W. G. Sebald was born in Germany and taught at the University of East Anglia in England for thirty years. He was the first director of the British Centre for Literary Translation. Across the Land and the Water, the first major collection of his poems in English, will be published by Random House this spring. His previously translated books—The Rings of Saturn, The Emigrants, and Vertigo (all New Directions) and Austerlitz (Modern Library)—won a number of international awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Berlin Literature Prize, and the Literatur Nord Prize.

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