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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... to any other stable - boy . And when he was about eleven it emerged on some
occasion or other that he had the map of the entire district in his head , complete
with every bend in the road , so accurately you ' d think he ' d been born with IIS.
As for the heraldic creature itself , the Libro de los seres imaginarios , to which
reference has already been made , contains a fairly complete taxonomy and
description of oriental dragons , of those that inhabit the skies and of those that
You might well say that because of my increasingly accurate knowledge , the task
now seems in every respect more difficult to complete than ten or fifteen years
ago . One of the American evangelists once asked me whether the Temple was ...
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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