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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Passing the harbour , where dozens of decommissioned and unemployed
trawlers rode at their moorings , I headed south through streets that were now
congested with traffic and filled with blue petrol fumes . Once , right by Lowestoft
... Montfaucon and Gallipoli , scenes of destruction , mutilation , desecration ,
starvation , conflagration , and freezing cold . The titles are almost without
exception bitterly ironic – UPELN * * * When Cities Deck Their Streets for War !
After a short stay in Lemberg , which he found too Austrian for his liking , he
rented a few rooms in Poselska Street in Cracow . There he spent most of the
time in his armchair , grieving for his lost wife , for the wasted years , and for his
poor and ...
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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