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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And indeed Morton Peto's dream, a princely palace in what was known as the
Anglo-Italian style, along with its interiors, was completed within a very few years
on the site of the old, demolished hall. As early as 1852, The Illustrated London ...
For a while, the topmost summit regions of this massif, dark as ink, glistened like
the icefields of the Caucasus, and as I watched the glare fade I remembered that
years before, in a dream, I had once walked the entire length of a mountain ...
I emerged hours later, from the depths of a dream, to see in the first light of dawn
the test card quivering in the silent box, all I could recall was that the programme
had begun with an account of Casement's meeting with the writer Joseph ...
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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