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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academies ; already the history of Tlön has superseded all that we formerly knew
or thought we knew ; in historiography , the indisputable advantages of a fictitious
past have become apparent . Almost every branch of learning has been ...
At all events , in that connection she told the story of a certain Mr Squirrel from
Middleton who was almost of retirement age and who , as far as anyone knew ,
had never worn anything but mourning , not even as a young man before he was
... Bawdsey built radar masts along the east coast , eerie wooden structures more
than eighty yards high which could sometimes be heard creaking in the night . No
one knew what purpose they served any more than they knew about the many.
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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