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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 30
fours, I dragged myself, despite the pain, up to the window sill. In the tortured
posture of a creature that has raised itself erect for the first time I stood leaning
against the glass. I could not help thinking of the scene in which poor Gregor
closed to traffic, bare-headed workmen, schoolchildren, university students and
citizens, who had doffed their top hats, stood in solemn emotion, and at every
open upper-storey window there were clusters of people dressed in black.
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 ...
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Bewertungen von Nutzern
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