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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I no longer remember whether it was the Lord Asquith, the Aristo, or the Fabiola.
At all events, in the lobby of this establishment, which would deeply have
depressed even the humblest of travellers, there sat two gentlemen, no longer in
... pile of china fruit. But ever since that first visit to Brussels, the very definition of
Belgian ugliness, in my eyes, has been the Lion Monument and the so-called
historical memorial site of the Battle of Waterloo. Why I went to Waterloo I no
You no longer have a native country, your property has been disposed of, your
parents are no longer alive: what could possibly take you back to France? Stay
here with us and be our adopted son and heir. The Vicomte, who could scarcely ...
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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