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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The shock that went through us at this quite unexpected death affected no one
more deeply than Janine Dakyns, who, like Michael, was a lecturer in Romance
languages and unmarried too. Indeed, one might say that she was so unable to ...
The night after the battle, the air must have been filled with death rattles and
groans. Now there is nothing but the silent brown soil. Whatever became of the
corpses and mortal remains? Are they buried under the memorial? Are we
standing on ...
The Rubaiyat was published in 1859, and it was also in that year that William
Browne, who probably meant more to FitzGerald than anyone else on earth, died
a painful death from serious injuries sustained in a hunting accident. The paths of
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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