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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The riddle has not been solved to this day , though a recent experiment using a
model suggests that the enigmatic Eccles Tower was probably built on sand and
sank down under its own weight , so gradually that the masonry remained ...
The movement they made as they drew the thread sideways and upwards with
every stitch reminded me of things that were so far back in the past that I felt my
heart sink at the thought of how little time now remained . On one occasion
up her glove , sought to conduct himself with the utmost restraint , but
nonetheless remained irresistibly drawn to her . With some dismay , as he later
wrote in his Mémoires d ' outre - tombe , I could foresee the moment at which I
would be ...
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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