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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Indeed, all that could be seen of the world from my bed was the colourless patch
of sky framed in the window. Several times during the day I felt a desire to assure
myself of a reality I feared had vanished forever by looking out of that hospital ...
fours, I dragged myself, despite the pain, up to the window sill. In the tortured
posture of a creature that has raised itself erect for the first time I stood leaning
against the glass. I could not help thinking of the scene in which poor Gregor
The paintwork was flaking off the window encasements and the doors; the
curtains became threadbare; the wallpaper peeled off the walls; the upholstery
was worn out; it was raining in everywhere, and people put out tin tubs, bowls
and pots ...
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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