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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The glass - covered walks and the palm house , whose lofty dome used once to
light up the nights , were burnt out in 1913 after a gas explosion and
subsequently demolished . The servants who kept all in good order , the butlers ,
We , the survivors , see everything from above , see everything at once , and still
we do not know how it was . The desolate field extends all around where once
fifty thousand soldiers and ten thousand horses met their end within a few hours .
Once she had written the name , date , location , colour and other details on the
bags , she would clap them over the dead heads of the blooms , in the overgrown
flower beds or further afield in the meadows , and tie them up with string .
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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