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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Of all the things Katy said to Lizzie and Lizzie to Katy, I remember only one odd
scrap. I think Katy, or Lizzie, was describing a holiday on Malta where, she said,
the Maltese, with a death-defying insouciance quite beyond comprehension, ...
So on this occasion too I entered the Reading Room to see whether anything had
changed and to make notes on things that had occurred to me during the day. At
first, as on some of my earlier visits, I leafed through the log of the Southwold, ...
She took the greatest of pleasure in lifeless things, and by day would sometimes
stand for hours at the windows of her apartments, staring out upon the silent lake
to the north, which resembled a painting. The tiny figures of the gardeners in 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