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Vividly present Exemplary sufferers such as Joseph Conrad and Roger Casement Ringe des Saturn Eine englische eBook people the author's solitude along with various eccentrics and even an occasional friend Indeed one of the most moving chapters concerns his fellow German exile the writer Michael HamburgerHow is it that one perceives oneself in another human being or if not oneself then one's own precursor Sebald asks The fact that I first passed through British customs years after Michael that I am now thinking of giving up teaching as he did that I am bent over my writing in Norfolk and he in Suffolk that we both are distrustful of our work and both suffer from an allergy to alcohol none of these things are particularly strange But why it was that on my first visit to Michael's house I instantly felt as if I lived or had once lived there in every respect precisely as he does I cannot explain All I know is that I stood spellbound in his high ceilinged studio room with its north facing windows in front of the heavy mahogany bureau at which Michael said he no longer worked because the room was so cold even in midsummer Sebald seems most struck by those who lived or live uietly in adversity the shadow of annihilation always hanging over th.
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Die Ringe des Saturn Eine englische WallfahrtEm The appropriately surnamed George Wyndham Le Strange for example remained on his vast property in increasing isolation his life turning into a series of colourful anecdotes He was reputed to have been surrounded in later years by all manner of feathered creatures by guinea fowl pheasants pigeons and uail and various kinds of garden and song birds strutting about him on the floor or flying around in the air Some said that one summer Le Strange dug a cave in his garden and sat in it day and night like St Jerome in the desertIn Sebald's eyes even the everyday comes to seem extraterrestrial a vision intensified in Michael Hulse's beautiful rendition His complex allusive sentences are encased in several pages long paragraphs style and subject making for painful exuisite reading Though most often hypersensitive to human and animal suffering and making few concessions to obligatory cheeriness Sebald is not without humour At one point paralysed by the presence of the past he admits I bought a carton of chips at McDonald's where I felt like a criminal wanted worldwide as I stood at the brightly lit counter and ate them as I walked back to my hotel The Rings of Saturn is a challenging nocturne and the second of Sebald's four books to appear in English Kerry Frie.