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 the fact is that in the entire history of colonialism , most of it not yet written ,
there is scarcely a darker chapter than the one termed The Opening of the Congo
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The virus spread through the root systems of entire avenues with unbelievable
speed , causing capillaries to tighten and leading to the trees ' dying of thirst .
Even solitary trees were located with infallible accuracy by the airborne beetles
... become the principal occupation of all the succeeding empresses , and passed
from their hands into those of the entire female sex . Promoted in every
conceivable way by those in authority , the rearing of silkworms and the
production of silk ...
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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