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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 17
... 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 came towards ...
... Chinese Wall Bridge past the old pumphouse towards the landing stage, to my
left in the fading fields a collection of black Nissen huts, and to my right, across
the river, the mainland. As I was sitting on the breakwater waiting for the ferryman
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Bewertungen von Nutzern
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