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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... 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. If we stand
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