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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In the course of one thousand and nine days, the eighth airfleet alone used a
billion gallons of fuel, dropped seven hundred and thirty-two thousand tons of
bombs, and lost almost nine thousand aircraft and fifty thousand men. Every
evening I ...
knew what was going on in the Ustasha camps, just as they knew of the
enormities perpetrated during the Kozara campaign against Tito's partisans, for
instance, in the course of which between sixty and ninety thousand people were
killed in ...
The desolate field extends all around where once fifty thousand soldiers and ten
thousand horses met their end within a few hours. The night after the battle, the
air must have been filled with death rattles and groans. Now there is nothing but ...
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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