The rings of Saturn

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Harvill, 1998 - 296 Seiten
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W. G. Sebald's new book is a work of imaginative literature, the fictional record of a journey on foot through coastal East Anglia, Sebald's home for the last 20 years. It is also an exploration of England's pastoral and imperial past.

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Nutzerbericht  - amerynth - LibraryThing

W.G. Sebald's "The Rings of Saturn" is a odd little book. I didn't have a particularly strong reaction to it -- neither positive nor negative -- so I guess it gets an okay rating from me. Our narrator ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing

“Like our bodies and like our desires, the machines we have devised are possessed of a heart which is slowly reduced to embers.” On one level this book is a kind of travelogue as the author embarks on ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (1998)

He studied German language and literature in Freiburg, Switzerland and Manchester. He has taught at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England since 1970. He became a professor of European literature in 1987. From 1989 to 1994 was the first director of the British Centre for Literary Translation. He was born in Wertach in Allgau, Germany in 1944.

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