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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academies; already the history of Tlön has superseded all that we formerly knew
or thought we knew; in historiography, the indisputable advantages of a fictitious
past have become apparent. Almost every branch of learning has been ...
knew what was going on in the Ustasha camps, just as they knew of the
enormities perpetrated during the Kozara campaign against Tito's partisans, for
instance, in the course of which between sixty and ninety thousand people were
killed in ...
... pulsing to the heartbeat, the unchanging haze that hung over the river, and the
company he had to keep aboard the Roi des Belges, which struck him
increasingly, as the days went by, as unhinged – he knew that he would have 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