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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And yet , wrote Korzeniowski , we passed a number of landing places and trading
posts with names like Gran ' Bassam or Little Popo , all of them seeming to
belong in some sordid farce . Once we passed a warship anchored off a dreary ...
Finally , in the autumn of 1987 , a hurricane such as no one had ever
experienced before passed over the land . According to official estimates over
fourteen million mature hard - leaf trees fell victim to it , not to mention the
damage to conifer ...
... become the principal occupation of all the succeeding empresses , and passed
from their hands into those of the entire female sex . Promoted in every
conceivable way by those in authority , the rearing of silkworms and the
production of silk ...
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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