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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However, on emerging into the open air again, I was saddened to see, in one of
the otherwise deserted aviaries, a solitary Chinese quail, evidently in a state of
dementia, running to and fro along the edge of the cage and shaking its head ...
I stood for a good while in the empty lobby, and wandered through the public
rooms, which were completely deserted even now at the height of the season—
ifone can speak of a season in Lowestoft—before I happened upon a startled
I turned to look back down the deserted stretch I had come by, and could no
longer have said whether I had really seen the pale sea monster at the foot of the
Covehithe cliffs or whether I had imagined it. Argentinian tale I have referred to ...
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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