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 park , in the shelter of an overhanging willow , I saw a solitary mallard ,
motionless on the garish green surface of the water . This image emerged from
the darkness , for a fraction of a second , with such perfect clarity that I can still
see every ...
... wooden palaces of the provincial grandees , are erected on piles driven into
the morass at intervals . Everything round about rots , decays and sinks into the
ground . There are only two seasons : the white winter and the green winter .
Within the space of a year , Swinburne reputedly said , this new landmark , the
slopes of which were strewn with green lapis lazuli , was planted with the rarest
and most majestic of mature evergreen trees , which had been dug up complete ...
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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