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, ...
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 ...
Further to encourage the general decline in moral standards by introducing silk
cultivation throughout the kingdom was something Sully must advise his King
against, and, par contre, he wished to suggest that one might now like 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