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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His garden was one of the loveliest in the whole region, and towards the end of
his life, after a stroke had left him very frail, I often sat there with him, listening to
tales of Lowestoft and the past. And it was in that garden, one cloudless day in ...
The roads, water channels and railway tracks ran in straight lines and gentle
curves past fields and plantations, basins and reservoirs. Like beads on an
abacus designed to calculate infinity, cars glided along the lanes of the
motorways, while ...
Great-uncle and the butler, who were both called William, so Quincey told me,
and died on the same day, both well past the age of eighty, had their beds in the
kitchen, said Mrs Ashbury, and goodness knows how often I have wondered ...
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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