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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While the matter of whether Rita and Paula were identical must remain
unresolved , it is beyond doubt that the young Korzeniowski sought to win the
favour of either the one or the other lady , irrespective of whether she had grown
up as a ...
Never , writes Korzeniowski , have I travelled better than that day as we
journeyed into the settling dusk . As in the old days , long ago , I saw the sun
going down over the plains , a great red disc sinking into the snow as though it
were setting ...
And yet , wrote Korzeniowski , we passed a number of landing places and trading
posts with names like Gran ' Bassam or Little Popo , all of them seeming to
belong in some sordid farce . Once we passed a warship anchored off a dreary ...
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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