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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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 it. Never, writes Korzeniowski,
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
dwell on ...
In order to complete such a project it was usually necessary to buy parcels of
land and add them to the existing estate, and roads, tracks, individual farmsteads,
sometimes even entire villages had to be moved, as the object was to enjoy an ...
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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