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 walls are hung with copper kettles, bedpans, hussars' sabres, African masks,
spears, safari trophies, hand-coloured engravings of Boer War battles - Battle
ofPieters Hill and Relief of Ladysmith: A Birds-Eye View from an Observation ...
For a few days I went about like a sleepwalker, past houses of which only the
facades were left standing, smoke-blackened brick walls and fields of rubble
along the never-ending streets of Charlottenburg, until one afternoon I
All I do know is that I finally walked along the raised embankment from the
Chinese Wall Bridge past the old pumphouse towards the landing stage, to my
left in the fading fields a collection of black Nissen huts, and to my right, across
the river, ...
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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