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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Only in this way could he see it all together: the vast cloudscape that occupies
two thirds of the picture; the town, which is little more than a fraying of the horizon,
except for St Bavo's cathedral, which towers above all the other buildings; the ...
And if I closed my eyes for a while it felt as if I were in a cabin aboard a ship on
the high seas, as if the whole building were rising on the swell of a wave,
shuddering a little on the crest, and then, with a sigh, subsiding into the depths. I
did not ...
... of completion is going so slowly that it is difficult to see any change from one
year to the next, even though Thomas Abrams has almost given up farming, he
told me, in order to be able to devote most of his time to the building 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