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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... large parts of England and Holland on the 27th of November 1674 , it was the
white mist that rises from within a body opened presently after death , and which
during our lifetime , so he adds , clouds our brain when asleep and dreaming .
The blue sky compassed the rooftops and on high the clouds scudded before the
wind like a squadron of sailboats . During the funeral , as the priest in his heavy
silver - embroidered vestments was intoning the ritual words for the dead man in
I walked for nearly four hours , and in all that time I saw nothing apart from
harvested cornfields stretching away into the distance under a sky heavy with
clouds , and dark islands of trees surrounding the farmsteads which stood well
back from ...
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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