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