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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And indeed Morton Peto's dream, a princely palace in what was known as the
Anglo-Italian style, along with its interiors, was completed within a very few years
on the site of the old, demolished hall. As early as 1852, The Illustrated London ...
Never before, Swinburne is said to have claimed that evening in Dunwich, nor
ever since, had anything more beautiful been created on earth than that artificial
hill, which was green even in midwinter and crowned by a palace of peace, in a ...
Hsi-ling-shi thereupon took the worms from the trees in the palace garden and
into her own care, in the imperial apartments, where, protected from their natural
enemies and the unpredictable and often inclement spring weather, they thrived
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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