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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Under the wonderful influence of the painkillers coursing through me, I felt, in my
iron-framed bed, like a balloonist floating weightless amidst the mountainous
clouds towering on every side. At times the billowing masses would part and I ...
The blue sky compassed the rooftops and on high the clouds scudded before the
wind like a squadron of sailboats. During the funeral, as the priest in his heavy
silver-embroidered vestments was intoning the ritual words for the dead man in ...
I walked for nearly four hours, and in all that time I saw nothing apart from
harvested cornfields stretching away into the distance under a sky heavy with
clouds, and dark islands of trees surrounding the farmsteads which stood well
back from ...
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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