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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Scarcely a year later, on the 14th of October 1874, when he was not yet
seventeen, he took leave of his grandmother Teofila Bobrowska and his good
Uncle Tadeusz, as they stood on the platform at Cracow outside the train window.
The ticket ...
Only on rare crystal-clear days, FitzGerald later recalled, could one sometimes
see beyond Bredfield and indistinctly discern, over the tree tops, the white sails of
ships off the coast ten miles away; and then one would lose oneself in vague ...
White clouds raced across in the darkness, and again and again the sky was lit
up by a terrible flickering which, I later discovered, was caused by power lines
touching each other. At some point I must have turned away for a while. At all
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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