Backwaters of Europe - a round trip

A Listmania! list by Mr. R. J. Murdoch (Laos)
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The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
1.  The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Erskine Childers
The list author says:
  "Not the most compelling of spy stories, but brings an eerie north coast of Germany to life"
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The Flounder (Helen & Kurt Wolff Book)
2.  The Flounder (Helen & Kurt Wolff Book) by Gunter Grass
The list author says:
  "Grass's most appealing book, myths and recipes from the Pomeranian flatlands"
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Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates
3.  Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The list author says:
  "Still hoping this is the second of a trilogy, this part of his journey recalls the already disappearing world of the Austro-Hungarian empire in the 1930's"
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The Spirit-Wrestlers
4.  The Spirit-Wrestlers by Philip Marsden
The list author says:
  "Another world on its way out, continuing Marsden's fascination with Christian 'islands'"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Vertigo
5.  Vertigo by W G Sebald
The list author says:
  "The most personal of his books, criss-crossing the heart of Europe"
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