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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Examples might be multiplied without end, says Browne, and one might
demonstrate ad infinitum the elegant geometrical designs of Nature; however -
thus, with a fine turn of phrase and image, he concludes his treatise - the
constellation of ...
In programmes of this kind, which are called Nature Watch or Survival and are
considered particularly educational, one is more likely to see some monster
coupling at the bottom of Lake Baikal than an ordinary blackbird. Thomas Browne
That weavers in particular, together with scholars and writers with whom they had
much in common, tended to suffer from melancholy and all the evils associated
with it, is understandable given the nature of their work, which forced them to sit ...
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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