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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Bordeaux, Tenerife, Dakar, Conakry, Sierra Leone, Cotonou, Libreville, Loango,
Banane, Boma – after four weeks at sea, Korzeniowski at last reached the Congo
, one of those remote destinations he had dreamt of as a child. At that time the ...
yet written, there is scarcely a darker chapter than the one termed The Opening of
the Congo. When the Association Internationale pour l'Exploration et la
Civilisation en Afrique was established in September 1876, it was with a
declaration of ...
She would have been born, it occurs to me now, at about the time that the Congo
railway was completed. The first news of the nature and extent of the crimes
committed against the native peoples in the course of opening up the Congo
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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