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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... to Lowestoft, passing Blundeston prison, which rises out of the flatland like a
fortified town and keeps within its walls twelve-hundred inmates at any one time.
It was already after six in the evening when I reached the outskirts of Lowestoft.
I had long left the beach fishermen behind me when, in the early afternoon, I
reached Benacre Broad, a lake of brackish water beyond a bank of shingle
halfway between Lowestoft and Southwold. The lake is encircled by deciduous
The majordomo wrapped me up solicitously, writes Korzeniowski, in a bearskin
coat that reached to the tips of my toes and put an enormous fur hat with ear flaps
on my head, before taking his seat beside me. When the sleigh started off, to a ...
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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