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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There were eyewitnesses who claimed to have seen the commander of the
English fleet , the Earl of Sandwich , who weighed almost twenty - four stone ,
gesticulating on the afterdeck as the flames encircled him . All we know for
certain is that ...
... it seemed almost to have come to life , and at the time I could no more believe
my eyes than now I can trust my memory . On the evening before my departure I
was standing out on the terrace with Edmund , leaning on the stone balustrade .
more imposing monument , also built of slabs of heavy stone and crowned by an
urn . What struck me about this tomb were the round holes on the upper edges of
the four sides . They reminded me somehow of the air - holes we used to make ...
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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