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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In a note written much later he described his arrival at the Ukrainian station after
brief stops in Berlin , Warsaw and Lublin . There his uncle ' s coachman and
majordomo were waiting for him in a sleigh to which four duns were harnessed
Initially he spent the periods of convalescence at the family country estate , but
later , ever more frequently , he went to the coast with the trusty Watts - Dunton .
Rambles from Southwold to Dunwich , through the windblown fields of sedge ...
Only on rare crystal - clear days , FitzGerald later recalled , could one sometimes
see beyond Bredfield and indistinctly discern , over the tree tops , the white sails
of ships off the coast ten miles away ; and then one would lose oneself in vague ...
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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