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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As I tried to suppress the mounting sense of dizziness, breathing out and taking a
step backwards, I thought I saw something of an odd, pallid colour move on the
shoreline. I crouched down and, overcome by a sudden panic, looked over the ...
As I approached, I could see the window panes glinting in the sunlight. A woman
in a white apron – what an unusual sight, I thought – came out underneath the
portico roof which was supported by two columns, calling a black dog ...
The result is a book unlike any other in contemporary literature, an intricately
patterned and endlessly thought-provoking meditation on the transience of all
things human. “A highly original work . . . part memoir, part fiction, part meditative
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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