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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apt names of Herrington and Lightbown investigated the unusual phenomenon in
the hope that the luminous substance exuded by dead herrings would lead to a
formula for an organic source of light that had the capacity to regenerate itself.
Shading their eyes with their hands against the dazzling sun, they would have
watched the ships moving hither and thither, apparently at random, their sails
billowing in a light northeast wind and then, as they manoeuvred ponderously, ...
When the last reel was through there was silence for a long time in the library,
which was now lit only dimly by the light from the hall. Not until Edmund had
stowed the projector in its case and left the room did Mrs Ashbury begin to speak.
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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