The Rings of Saturn
Harvill Press, 1999 - 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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In the years following the First World War, countless estates were broken up in
the same way as Quilter's Bawdsey. The manor houses were either left to fall
down or used for other purposes, as boys' boarding schools, approved schools, ...
In the early Forties, the scientists and technicians at Bawdsey built radar masts
along the east coast, eerie wooden structures more than eighty yards high which
could sometimes be heard creaking in the night. No one knew what purpose they
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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