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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Gustave Flaubert was for her by far the finest of writers, and on many occasions
she quoted long passages from the thousands of pages of his correspondence,
never failing to astound me. Janine had taken an intense personal interest in the
When I commented on his astounding sense of direction (Korzeniowski continues
), never hesitating and not once taking a wrong turn, the majordomo replied that
the young fellow was the son of Joseph, who had always driven grandmother ...
The wind would be moaning in the chimney, mother sighed on the sofa, and
father, whom I never saw seated except at table, paced up and down the
enormous dining hall until it was time for bed. He always wore a white woollen
shaggy robe, ...
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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