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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They drew, I imagine, on the little that reached the outside world over the years,
rumours from the depths of the estate that occupied the people who lived in the
immediate vicinity. Thus in a Henstead hostelry, for example, I gs%*fc ...
But why it was that on my first visit to Michael's house I instantly felt as if I lived or
had once lived there, in every respect precisely as he does, I cannot explain. All I
know is that I stood spellbound in his high-ceilinged studio room with its north- ...
Francois-Rene was the youngest of ten children, the first four of whom lived for no
more than a few months. The others were christened Jean-Baptiste, Marie-Anne,
B^nigne, Julie and Lucile. All four girls were of a rare beauty, especially Julie ...
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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