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 can remember precisely how, upon being admitted to that room on the eighth
floor, I became overwhelmed by the feeling that the Suffolk expanses I had
walked the previous summer had now shrunk once and for all to a single, blind, ...
Mrs Barnes told the newspaper herself that she abided by this arrangement, once
made, even when her employer's way of life became increasingly odd. Though
Mrs Barnes gave only the most reticent of responses to the reporter's enquiries, ...
The paintwork was flaking off the window encasements and the doors; the
curtains became threadbare; the wallpaper peeled off the walls; the upholstery
was worn out; it was raining in everywhere, and people put out tin tubs, bowls
and pots ...
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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