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The rings of saturn

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Publisher:
New Directions,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
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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 that cross the path and mind of its narrator (who both is and is not Sebald) are lonely eccentrics. Rembrandt's "Anatomy Lesson", the natural history of the herring, Borges, a matchstick model of the Temple of Jerusalem, Sir Thomas Browne's skull, recession-hit seaside towns, Joseph Conrad, the once-thriving silk industry of Norwich, Swinburne, the dowager Empress Tzu Hsi, and the massive bombings of WWII.Mesmerized by the mutability of all things, the narrator catalogs the transmigration of whole worlds: "On every new thing, there lies already the shadow of annihilation." 
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ISBN:
9780811214131
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Grouping Title rings of saturn
Grouping Author sebald w g
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-23 04:17:46AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-16 04:24:34AM

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subject_facet Authors, German -- 20th century -- Fiction, Autobiographical fiction, England -- Description and travel -- Fiction, Sebald, W. G. -- (Winfried Georg), -- 1944-2001 -- Travel -- Fiction
title_display The rings of saturn
title_full The rings of saturn / W.G. Sebald ; translated by Michael Hulse
title_short The rings of saturn
topic_facet Authors, German, Description and travel, Sebald, W. G, Travel