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.
... red velvet, the hearth, and the ornaments and china figurines set out on the
mantelpiece, had been drowsing there undisturbed for ever, so that one might
well think that the owners have departed or died. But just as one is about to turn
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