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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Palm houses and orangeries, the lawn like green velvet, the baize on the billiard
tables, the bouquets of flowers in the morning and retiring rooms and in the
majolica vases on the terrace, the birds of paradise and the golden pheasants on
Next morning, the atmosphere at Schiphol airport was so strangely muted that
one might have thought one was already a good way beyond this world. As if
they were under sedation or moving through time stretched and expanded, the ...
The Reading Room in Southwold is opened every morning at seven (save only
on Christmas Day) and remains open until almost midnight. At best, it attracts a
handful of visitors during the holidays, and the few who do cross the threshold ...
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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