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 majordomo wrapped me up solicitously, writes Korzeniowski, in a bearskin
coat that reached to the tips of my toes and put an enormous fur hat with ear flaps
on my head, before taking his seat beside me. When the sleigh started off, to a ...
He was small of stature, and at every point in his development he had remained
far behind a normal size; he was quite startlingly fine-limbed; yet even as a boy
he had an extraordinarily large, indeed outsize, head on his shoulders, which ...
The girl in Middleton village shop was no exception, and merely shook her head
nervously when I asked for mineral water. What she at length sold me was an ice-
cold can of Cherry Coke, which I drained at a draught like a cup of hemlock, ...
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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