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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Now, this hand is most peculiar. It is not only grotesquely out of proportion
compared with the hand closer to us, but it is also anatomically the wrong way
round: the exposed tendons, which ought to be those of the left palm, given the
position of ...
Although he was on the point of departure, the mother - who, the Vicomte noticed,
was herself most seductive in the unusual role which she was now playing in the
teeth of convention - asked his hand in marriage for her daughter, whose heart, ...
... under the black sky of a winter night would be amazed by the glare over the
city, caused by light coming from the windows of the workshops, still busy at this
late hour. Increase of light and increase of labour have always gone hand in
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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