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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I came to the lane which leaves the Roman road across a cattle grid and leads
through a meadow to Chestnut Tree Farm, an ancient moated house, where
Thomas Abrams has been working on a model of the Temple of Jerusalem for a
must have come at an inopportune moment, one sees Thomas Abrams waiting a
little way off. And that is just how it was when I arrived there on foot from Yoxford
on that late summer afternoon. As always, Thomas Abrams was wearing his ...
In closing, Thomas Abrams dug out a magazine from under a pile of papers and
showed me a double-page aerial view of the Temple precinct as it is today: white
stones, dark cypresses, and in the centre, gleaming, the golden Dome of the ...
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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