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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Since the mid - Seventies there has been an ever more rapid decline in the
numbers of trees , with heavy losses ... Indeed , one tree has become well nigh
extinct : Dutch elm disease spread from the south coast into Norfolk around 1975
, and ...
The mulberry gardens disappeared , the trees were felled for firewood , the
officials were pensioned off , and the steaming vats , filature machines and
rearing frames were broken up , sold or carried off . On the ist of April 1822 , the
Director of ...
Whosoever had been granted armsbearing , brewing or baking rights had to
plant one tree , every newly accredited citizen ... so that subjects were compelled
to buy a hundred thousand trees from the principality ' s tree nurseries every year
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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