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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Only in this way could he see it all together: the vast cloudscape that occupies
two thirds of the picture; the town, which is little more than a fraying of the horizon,
except for St Bavo's cathedral, which towers above all the other buildings; the ...
Now, with an advancing chill in the air, I sought the familiarity of the streets and
soon found myself outside the Sailors' Reading Room, a charitable establishment
housed in a small building above the promenade, which nowadays, sailors ...
Both families traced their ancestry to that remote time when Kublai Khan was
building his palace and Dunwich was trading with every nation that could then be
reached by sea. As long as anyone could remember, the Swinburnes and 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