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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I can remember precisely how , upon being admitted to that room on the eighth
floor , I became overwhelmed by the feeling that the Suffolk expanses I had
walked the previous summer had now shrunk once and for all to a single , blind ...
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 .
I remember reading in a study of Swinburne that , one summer evening , when he
was visiting the churchyard of All Saints with Watts - Dunton , he thought he saw
a greenish glow far out on the surface of the sea . The glow , he is reported as ...
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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