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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De Jong told me that he had grown up on a sugar plantation near Surabaya and
later , after studying at the Wageningen Agricultural College , continued the
family tradition in a somewhat straitened fashion as a sugar - beet farmer in the ...
You had to study the Mishnah , he continued , and every other available source ,
and Roman architecture , and the distinctive features of the edifices raised by
Herod in Masada and Borodium , because that was the only way of arriving at the
Quite apart from this basic consideration , Sully continued , one had to bear in
mind that rural life in France allowed nobody any superfluous leisure , with the
possible exception of the habitually idle ; and therefore , if one really were to ...
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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