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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There his uncle's coachman and majordomo were waiting for him in a sleigh to
which four duns were harnessed but which was so small that it almost looked like
a toy. The ride to Kazimierowka took another eight hours. The majordomo ...
Michael later wrote in his memoirs about the fears and anxieties of the family as
they travelled toward the unknown, fears which came to a head in the customs
hall in Dover as they looked on with horror as Grandfather's pair of budgerigars, ...
I stood at the window and looked through the glass, which was strained almost to
breaking point, down towards the end of the garden, where the crowns of the
large trees in the neighbouring bishop s park were bent and streaming like
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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