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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... could be lowered to open the interior onto the outside, and inside the
landscape was replicated on the mirror walls. Palm houses and orangeries, the
lawn like green velvet, the baize on the billiard tables, the bouquets of flowers in
The paintwork was flaking off the window encasements and the doors; the
curtains became threadbare; the wallpaper peeled off the walls; the upholstery
was worn out; it was raining in everywhere, and people put out tin tubs, bowls
and pots ...
All I do know is that I finally walked along the raised embankment from the
Chinese Wall Bridge past the old pumphouse towards the landing stage, to my
left in the fading fields a collection of black Nissen huts, and to my right, across
the river, ...
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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