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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but immediately after VE-Day returned home from Germany to manage his great
uncle's estates in Suffolk, a task he had fulfilled in exemplary manner, at least
until the mid-Fifties, as I knew from other sources. It was at that time too that Le ...
Does one begin to translate elegies at the age of fifteen or sixteen because one
has been exiled from one's homeland? Is it possible that later one would settle in
this house in Suffolk because a water pump in the garden bears the date 1770, ...
Ditchingham churchyard was very the last stop on my walk through the county of
Suffolk. The afternoon was already drawing to a close, and so I decided to return
to the main road and continue a short way in the direction of Norwich, to 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