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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She may have appeared the moment I put down my knife and fork, or perhaps an
hour had passed; all I can remember are the scarlet blotches which appeared
from the neckline of her blouse and crept up her throat as she bent for my plate.
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 beach ...
At all events, I did not pursue them in the years that have passed since then,
perhaps because it is not possible to pursue them without losing one's sanity. In
view of this, I was all the more astonished, when recently I read Michael's
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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