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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The breadcrumb armour - plating of the fish had been partly singed by the grill ,
and the prongs of my fork bent on it . Indeed it was so difficult to penetrate what
eventually proved to be nothing but an empty shell that my plate was a hideous ...
Out on the high seas the fishing continues , at least for the present , though even
there the catches are growing smaller , quite apart from the fact that the fish that
are landed are often useless for anything but fish - meal . Every year the rivers ...
The nets do not enclose the catch , but rather present a kind of wall in the water
which the fish swim up against in desperation until at length their gills catch in the
mesh ; they are then throttled during the near - eight - hour process of hauling up
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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