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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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 ...
somehow of Ostend , had presented itself time and again from a quite different
angle , now close to , now further off , now to my left and now to my right , and
indeed at one point the lookout tower , in a sort of castling move , had got itself ,
in no ...
The tide was advancing up the river , the water was shining like tinplate , and
from the radio masts high above the marshes came an even , scarcely audible
hum . The roofs and towers of Orford showed among the tree tops , seeming so
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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