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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The shock that went through us at this quite unexpected death affected no one
more deeply than Janine Dakyns, who, like Michael, was a lecturer in Romance
languages and unmarried too. Indeed, one might say that she was so unable to ...
Time and again, said Janine, vast dust clouds drifted through Flauberts dreams
by day and by night, raised over the arid plains of the African continent and
moving north across the Mediterranean and the Iberian peninsula till sooner or
In the end Janine was reduced to working from an easychair drawn more or less
into the middle of her room where, if one passed her door, which was always ajar
, she could be seen bent almost double scribbling on a pad on her knees or ...
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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