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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When I commented on his astounding sense of direction ( Korzeniowski
continues ) , never hesitating and not once taking a wrong turn , the majordomo
replied that the young fellow was the son of Joseph , who had always driven
m California , summer fires consume whole forests , not to mention the great
conflagration in the tropics that is never extinguished . A few years ago , on a
Greek island that was wooded as recently as 1900 , I observed the speed with
which a ...
At one point , she said after a while , at one point we thought we might raise
silkworms in one of the empty rooms , But then we never did . Oh , for the
countless things one fails to do ! – Years after that last exchange with Catherine
Ashbury , I ...
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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