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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... s representation of the ceremonial nature of the dissection - the surgeons are
in their finest attire , and Dr Tulp is wearing a hat on his head – as well as by the
fact that afterwards there was a formal , and in a sense symbolic , banquet .
Leopold explained that he considered the work done by the blacks as a perfectly
legitimate alternative to the payment of taxes , and if the white supervisory
personnel at times went too far , as he did not deny , it was due to the fact that the
I cannot remember whether it was she who turned the conversation to the fact
that nobody wears mourning any more , not even a black band on the sleeve or a
black stud in the lapel . At all events , in that connection she told the story of a ...
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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