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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It has never been determined, which of the two parties in the naval battle fought
off Southwold to extort trading advantages emerged victorious. It is certain,
however, that the decline of the Netherlands began here, with a shift in the
balance of ...
... to where the darkness was thickest and where there extended a cloudbank of
the most curious shape, which I could barely make out any longer, the rearward
view, I presume, of the storm that had broken over Southwold in the late
Whenever I am in Southwold, the Sailors' Reading Room is by far my favourite
haunt. It is better than anywhere else for reading, writing letters, following one's
thoughts, or in the long winter months simply looking out at the stormy sea as it ...
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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