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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Knowledge of that descent into the dark, for Browne, is inseparable from his
belief in the day of resurrection, when, as in a theatre, the last revolutions are
ended and the actors appear once more on stage, to complete and make up the ...
Swiftly we drove on into the gathering dark, into the infinite white wastes that met
the starry skies at the horizon, where villages amidst trees floated like shadowy
islands. Before he set off for Poland and the Ukraine, Korzeniowski had applied ...
In closing, Thomas Abrams dug out a magazine from under a pile of papers and
showed me a double-page aerial view of the Temple precinct as it is today: white
stones, dark cypresses, and in the centre, gleaming, the golden Dome of the ...
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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