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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Outside, on the tarmac, the summer heat was shimmering, tiny trucks were
beetling to and fro, and from the runway aeroplanes with hundreds of people
aboard rose, one after another into the blue air. For my part, I must have dozed off
for a ...
Later one saw the Ashburys at tea, sitting in a kind of marquee one bright
summer's day. It was Edmund's christening, said Mrs Ashbury. Clarissa and
Christina were playing badminton. Catherine held a black Scots terrier in her
And I, the Vicomte wrote, recognised her. After twenty-seven years I was sitting at
her side again, the tears swelled up in my eyes, and I saw her, through the veil of
those tears, exactly as she had been during that summer which had long sunk ...
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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