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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... needs to seize on some other kind that it can take to be inferior and thus
deserving of annihilation? As these things were going through my mind I was
watching the sand martins darting to and fro over the sea. Ceaselessly emitting
their tiny ...
... by his work was that his neighbours, together with those members of his own
family who had more or less openly expressed their doubts about whether he
was of sound mind, were now a little more restrained in their disparaging
I have always kept ducks, he said, even as a child, and the colours of their
plumage, in particular the dark green and snow white, seemed to me the only
possible answer to the questions that are on my mind. That is how it has been for
as long ...
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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