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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Scarcely a year later, on the 14th of October 1874, when he was not yet
seventeen, he took leave of his grandmother Teofila Bobrowska and his good
Uncle Tadeusz, as they stood on the platform at Cracow outside the train window.
The ticket ...
He took with him no more than would fit into his small case, and it would be
almost sixteen years before he returned to visit his native country again. In 1875
Konrad Korzeniowski crossed the Atlantic for the first time, on the barque Mont
As I took my leave and mentioned that I had walked over from Yoxford and was
now going on to Harleston, Thomas said that he would drive me as he had an
errand in town anyway. – So we spent the quarter of an hour to Harleston 248.
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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