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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During the funeral , as the priest in his heavy silver - embroidered vestments was
intoning the ritual words for the dead man in the pit , Konrad perhaps raised his
eyes and beheld the clouds drifting by , seeing them as he had never done ...
... Browne and FitzGerald often visited each other in Suffolk or Bedfordshire ,
driving cross - country in a gig or rambling over the fields , lunching at inns ,
watching the clouds as they drifted eastward , and perhaps feeling the wing of
time brush ...
Perhaps I removed it when the letters had paled in the sun . Or perhaps they
came and removed it themselves . Mr O ' Hare then drove me to the Ashburys in
his delivery van and waited on the weedy forecourt until I was asked in . I had to ...
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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