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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In a memorandum to Foreign Secretary Lord Lansdowne, Casement—who, so
Korzeniowski told a London acquaintance, could tell things that he, Korzeniowski
, had long been trying to forget – gave an exact account of the utterly merciless ...
Since Casement's views could not be altered with arguments of this kind,
Leopold availed himself of his royal privilege in London, as a result of which, with
a certain duplicity, Casement was on the one hand praised for his exemplary
After bankruptcy proceedings in a London courtroom, all that remained to him
was the reputation of being a hopeless and chronic defaulter, kept by the charity
of his wife. Hence he spent most of his time at the family seat in Suffolk, hunting ...
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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