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 grandmother ...
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 blaze ...
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