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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Major George Wyndham Le Strange (77), a bachelor, collapsed and died last
month in the hallway of his manor house in Henstead, Suffolk which had
remained virtually unchanged since Georgian times. During the last war, Le
Strange had ...
Of the children who were left behind, twenty-three thousand in number, the militia
murdered half on the spot, while the rest were herded together at various
assembly points to be sent on to Croatia; of these, not a few died of typhoid fever,
... majordomo said, died of the cholera too, which reached us when the ice was
breaking, and so did a whole houseful of children, and the only one who survived
was this deaf mute sitting in front of us on the box. He was never sent to school ...
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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