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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... the steps coated with shiny blue paint up to the entrance – to recognize the
Albion as the “ hotel on the promenade of a superior description " recommended
in my guidebook , which had been published shortly after the turn of the century .
And therein lay the most compelling reason against a general adoption of
sericulture in France , urged Sully in a deft turn of phrase directed at the soldier
king : the danger that the rural population , from whom the best musketeers ...
The Reich Association of Silkworm Breeders in Berlin , a constitutent group within
the Reich Federation of German Breeders of Small Animals , which in turn was
affiliated to the Reich Agricultural Commission , saw its task as increasing ...
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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