The Rings of Saturn
Harvill Press, 1998 - 296 Seiten
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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... would have arrived at this station in the goods van of the olive - green - liveried
steam train - furnishings , equipment and impedimenta of every description , the
new piano , curtains and portières , the Italian tiles and fittings for the bathrooms ...
Before the break of day , he fled , making a pilgrimage to Italy , where he lived in
solitude until he felt the power to work miracles arising within him . After saving
the Anglo - Saxon princes Winnibald and Wunibald from certain starvation with a
Within half a century , the art of silk - making had reached France from northern
Italy , thanks to Olivier de Serres , who is still considered the father of French
agriculture . His manual for landowners , published in 1600 under the title
Théâtre d ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - datrappert - LibraryThing
After being very impressed by Austerlitz, I bought the Kindle version of the Rings of Saturn, which was on sale at a bargain price. First, I highly recommend reading Sebald's work on Kindle because he ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - MichaelODullard - LibraryThing
The Rings of Saturn - with its curious archive of photographs - records a walking tour of the eastern coast of England. A few of the things which cross the path and mind of its narrator (who both is ... Vollständige Rezension lesen