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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They reminded me of dressed-up circus dogs or seals; and at the front of the train
, a ticket satchel slung about him, sat the engine driver, conductor and controller
of all the animals, the present Lord Somerleyton, Her Majesty The Queen's ...
There are indeed moments, as one passes through the rooms open to the public
at Somerleyton, when one is not quite sure whether one is in a country house in
Suffolk or some kind of no-man's-land, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean or in the
Like terraces the crowns rose one upon another, and if one defocused one's eyes
just slightly it was like looking upon mountains covered with vast forests. Yet the
densest and greenest was for me the Somerleyton yew maze, in the heart of the ...
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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