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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Doubtless it is only a matter of time before one stormy night the shingle bank is
broken, and the appearance of the entire area changes. But that day, as I sat on
the tranquil shore, it was possible to believe one was gazing into eternity. The
For a while, the topmost summit regions of this massif, dark as ink, glistened like
the icefields of the Caucasus, and as I watched the glare fade I remembered that
years before, in a dream, I had once walked the entire length of a mountain ...
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 which ...
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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