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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While the matter of whether Rita and Paula were identical must remain
unresolved, it is beyond doubt that the young Korzeniowski sought to win the
favour of either the one or the other lady, irrespective of whether she had grown
up as a ...
In actual fact, however, Korzeniowski's French apprentice years came to an end
when he left Marseilles for Constantinople aboard the SS Mavis on the 24th of
April 1878. The Russo-Turkish war was over, but from the ship, as he later
Never, writes Korzeniowski, have I travelled better than that day as we journeyed
into the settling dusk. As in the old days, long ago, I saw the sun going down over
the plains, a great red disc sinking into the snow as though it were setting upon ...
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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