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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I can remember precisely how, upon being admitted to that room on the eighth
floor, I became overwhelmed by the feeling that the Suffolk expanses I had
walked the previous summer had now shrunk once and for all to a single, blind, ...
Although I knew all of this, I was unprepared for the feeling of wretchedness that
instantly seized hold of me in Lowestoft, for it is one thing to read about
unemployment blackspots in the newspapers and quite another to walk, on a
As the wooden floorboards were very uneven and sloped towards the window, all
the furniture stood at something of a tilt, so that I was pursued even while asleep
by the feeling that the house was about to fall down. It was therefore with 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