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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In the course often years he grew dozens of varieties of these flowers in the
garden he had established, with the help of a young boy who came round almost
every day to lend him a hand. His garden was one of the loveliest in the whole ...
The water in the gutter gurgled like a mountain stream. Once, when lightning
again flashed across the sky, I looked down into the hotel garden far below me,
and there, in the broad ditch that runs between the garden and the park, in the
Beyond the flower garden an even green park, utterly deserted, extended to the
very edge of the world, where the minarets of Khorasan soared. It was not,
however, the park of the FitzGerald estate at Boulge, but that of a country house
at the ...
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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