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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No longer able to decide on a place to eat, I bought a carton of chips at
McDonalds, where I felt like a criminal wanted worldwide as I stood at the brightly
lit counter, and ate them as I walked back to my hotel. Outside the entrances of
Settlement succeeded settlement just as if they had been conjured up overnight
by the hand of an artist in accordance with some carefully worked-out plan, wrote
Diderot, and even in the heart of the largest of them one still felt one was out in ...
But why it was that on my first visit to Michael's house I instantly felt as if I lived or
had once lived there, in every respect precisely as he does, I cannot explain. All I
know is that I stood spellbound in his high-ceilinged studio room with its north- ...
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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