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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The last time I had been in Lowestoft was perhaps fifteen years ago, on a June
day that I spent on the beach with two children, and I thought I remembered a
town that had become something of a backwater but was nonetheless very
If they remained locked away, they would become heavier and heavier as time
went on, so that in the end I would succumb under their mounting weight.
Memories lie slumbering within us for months and years, quietly proliferating,
until they ...
surrounded by boundless lands where nothing offended the eye, did not become
fashionable until the second half of the eighteenth century. Planning and
executing the work necessary for an emparkment could take two or three
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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