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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After I had parted from Cornelis de Jong, with a warmth which it seemed he
returned, I first crossed the fields from the A12 towards Bredfield, where
FitzGerald was born on the 31st of March 1809 at the White House, of which all
that now ...
Occasionally she would arrive at Bredfield in a canary-yellow carriage drawn by
four black horses, with a luggage waggon and a large number of footmen and
lady's maids in her retinue, to see how the children were and to uphold, by a brief
Only on rare crystal-clear days, FitzGerald later recalled, could one sometimes
see beyond Bredfield and indistinctly discern, over the tree tops, the white sails of
ships off the coast ten miles away; and then one would lose oneself in vague ...
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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