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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... spring and summer months , to spawn in coastal waters and shallows , where
they lie one on top of another in layers . ... were brought in towards the beaches
by the wind and the tides and cast ashore , covering miles of the coast to a depth
Near Brighton , I was once told , not far from the coast , there are two copses that
were planted after the Battle of Waterloo in remembrance of that memorable
victory . One is in the shape of a Napoleonic threecornered hat , the other in that
of a ...
Not until Napoleon was contemplating the conquest of the British Isles – his
engineers audaciously planning to dig a tunnel under the Channel , and
envisaging an armada of hot - air balloons advancing on the English coast –
were new ...
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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