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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It is somehow odd that Dr Tulp's colleagues are not looking at Kindt's body, that
their gaze is directed just past it to focus on the open anatomical atlas in which
the appalling physical facts are reduced to a diagram, a schematic plan of the ...
His gaze alone is free of Cartesian rigidity. He alone sees that greenish
annihilated body, and he alone sees the shadow in the half-open mouth and over
the dead man's eyes. We have no evidence to tell us from which angle Thomas
... own age and thus all they could think of doing in their free time was to lie day-
dreaming for hours on the blue-varnished floorboards in the nursery or to gaze
out of the windows into the park, where hardly a living soul was ever to be seen.
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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