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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Peto , who came of humble origins and who had worked his way up from
bricklayer ' s labourer , was just thirty when he purchased Somerleyton , but was
already among the foremost entrepreneurs and speculators of his time . In the
Once the herring shoal had been sighted , it was fished during the following night
, and this was done , according to the natural history of the North Sea already
quoted , using nets two hundred feet long that could take almost a quarter of a ...
Battle of Sole Bay I studied closely in the Maritime Museum in Greenwich , fail to
convey any true impression of how it must have been to be on board one of these
ships , already overloaded with equipment and men , when burning masts and ...
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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