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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Herringfleet , two scattered villages just visible in the distance ; and at the next
station , the halt for Somerleyton Hall , I got out . The train ground into motion
again and disappeared round a gradual bend , leaving a trail of black smoke
behind it ...
The stuffed polar bear in the entrance hall stands over three yards tall . With its
yellowish and moth - eaten fur , it resembles a ghost bowed by sorrows . There
are indeed moments , as one passes through the rooms open to the public at ...
According to Quincey , the rebel Republicans first assembled the servants in the
hall and told them without further ado that they had one hour to pack their
personal belongings and make some tea for themselves and the freedom fighters
, and ...
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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