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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And I shall never forget the junipers , dark against the glow , going up in flames
one after the other as if they were tinder the moment the first tongues of fire licked
at them , with a dull thudding sound like an explosion , and then promptly ...
It ' s not going to be launched . It ' s just something I do . I have to have something
to do . Mrs Ashbury collected flower seeds in paper bags . Once she had written
the name , date , location , colour and other details on the bags , she would clap ...
... and therefore , if one really were to introduce silk cultivation on a large scale ,
one would have to prevent rural labourers from going about their accustomed
daily work and employ them in what was in every respect a dubious enterprise .
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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