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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In the tortured posture of a creature that has raised itself erect for the first time I
stood leaning against the glass. I could not help thinking of the scene in which
poor Gregor Samsa, his little legs trembling, climbs the armchair and looks out of
And as I stood gazing in amazement after this almost supernatural apparition, a
dark-skinned man shot round the corner towards me, sheer terror in his face, and,
swerving to avoid me, left me full in the path of his pursuer, who, judging by ...
Until about 1890 what was known as Eccles Church Tower still stood on Dunwich
beach, and no one had any idea how it had arrived at sea level, from the
considerable height at which it must once have stood, without tipping out of the ...
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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