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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At one time, I thought, as I slung my rucksack over my shoulder and crossed the
track, things would have been quite different here. Almost everything a residence
such as Somerleyton required for its proper upkeep and all that was necessary ...
When she had flitted away once more I rose and crossed to the semi-circular bay
window. Outside was the beach, somewhere between the darkness and the light,
and nothing was moving, neither in the air nor on the land nor on the water.
... of recreating the Temple of Jerusalem exactly as it was at the beginning of our
time. - Chestnut Tree Farm is a silent and somewhat sombrous place. Never yet,
on my many visits, having come along the lane and crossed the little bridge over
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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