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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True to his own prescription, Browne records the patterns which recur in the
seemingly infinite diversity of forms; in The Garden of Cyrus, for instance, he
draws the quincunx, which is composed by using the corners of a regular I9.
The huntsmen are up in America, writes Thomas Browne in The Garden of Cyrus,
and they are already past their first sleep in Persia. The shadow of night is drawn
like a black veil across the earth, and since almost all creatures, from one ...
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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