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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For an hour or more I walked around this somehow extraterritorial part of town.
Most of the windows in the side streets were boarded up, and slogans like Help
de regenwouden redden or Welcome to the Royal Dutch Graveyard were graffitid
In Scheveningen, where I had hoped to be able to see the sea from a distance, I
walked for a long time in the shadow of tall apartment blocks, as if at the bottom of
a ravine. When at last I reached the beach I was so tired that I lay down and ...
Instead I left the building with a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach and walked
and walked, aimlessly and without being able to grasp even the simplest thought,
well past the Westkreuz or the Hallesches Tor or the Tiergarten, I can no longer ...
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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