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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As I was looking up at this facade, a man with a dark beard, wearing a suit jacket
over a long tunic, slipped past me through a doorway, so close that our elbows
touched. Through that doorway, for an unforgettable moment that seemed to exist
After these quasi-epileptic fits he often lay prostrate for weeks, and soon, unfitted
for general society, he could bear only the company of those who were close to
him. Initially he spent the periods of convalescence at the family country estate, ...
The roofs and towers of Orford showed among the tree tops, seeming so close
that I could touch them. There, I thought, I was once at home. And then, through
the growing dazzle of the light in my eyes, I suddenly saw, amidst the darkening ...
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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