Sailing Against the Wind: A Novel

Jaan Kross Eric Dickens


Sailing Against the Wind: A Novel

Sailing Against the Wind: A Novel

  • Title: Sailing Against the Wind: A Novel
  • Author: Jaan Kross Eric Dickens
  • ISBN: 9780810126527
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Paperback

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Jaan Kross s historical novel Sailing Against the Wind fictionalizes the life of Bernhard Schmidt 1879 1935 , an Estonian born inventor Schmidt lost an arm in his youth while experimenting with a homemade rocket, resulting in psychological trauma that would plague him for the rest of his life Largely self taught, Schmidt was driven to seek recognition of his talents HeJaan Kross s historical novel Sailing Against the Wind fictionalizes the life of Bernhard Schmidt 1879 1935 , an Estonian born inventor Schmidt lost an arm in his youth while experimenting with a homemade rocket, resulting in psychological trauma that would plague him for the rest of his life Largely self taught, Schmidt was driven to seek recognition of his talents He moved to Germany in the 1930s, where, after perfecting techniques for polishing lenses, he began developing ideas for improving astronomical telescopes He was arrested for selling one to the Russians, and although he got off with only a warning, he later suffered a breakdown and was sent to a mental hospital, where he soon died Sailing Against the Wind becomes a meditation on national identity, the relationship between history and the individual life, and the mechanisms of the historical novel as a genre.


Recent Comments "Sailing Against the Wind: A Novel"

En oikein jaksanut keskittyä. En aina pysynyt juonessa mukana, kun en jaksanut keskittyä.

This is my second Jaan Kross book, the first one I read I preferred to this and it is called "The Czar's Madman." I really loved that novel so I was looking forward to reading this one, as it is also a historical novel. This novel is about Bernhard Schmidt, the one-handed telescope inventor and lens polisher, whose inventions were used in Germany and California well into the late 20th century. There are two narrators in the book, Schmidt and the fictionalization of Kross himself, who interviewed [...]

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