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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... object lesson from the history of evolution , which at times repeats its earlier
conceits with a certain sense of irony , that when I emerged from the trees I
beheld a miniature train puffing through the fields with a number of people sitting
on it .
The sand martins , I now saw , were flying solely at the level that extended from
the top of the cliff where I was sitting out into empty space . Not one of them
climbed higher or dived lower , to the water below them . Whenever they 67.
... Vicomte wrote these words in 1822 . He was now the ambassador of the
French king at the court of George IV . One morning , when he was sitting working
in his study , his valet announced that a Lady Sutton had arrived in her carriage
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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