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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The Lebanese cedar which I am leaning against, unaware still of the woeful
events that were to come, is one of the trees that were planted when the park was
laid out, and most of which, as I have said, have already disappeared. Since the ...
The mulberry gardens disappeared, the trees were felled for firewood, the
officials were pensioned off, and the steaming vats, filature machines and rearing
frames were broken up, sold or carried off. On the 1st of April 1822, the Director of
Whosoever had been granted armsbearing, brewing or baking rights had to plant
one tree, every newly accredited citizen had to plant two, all village greens, town
squares, streets, embankments, boundary ditches, even churchyards had to be ...
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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