The Rings of Saturn

The Rings of Saturn

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The Rings of Saturn chronicles a tour across epochs as well as the East Anglian countryside. On his way, the narrator meets lonely eccentrics inhabiting tumble-down mansions, and links them to the natural history of the herring, and a matchstick model of the Temple of Jerusalem.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 137.16 x 200.66 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0811214133
  • 9780811214131
  • 93,844

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This German who has lived in England for over thirty years is one of the most mysteriously sublime of contemporary writers. . . . And here, in The Rings of Saturn, is a book more uncanny than The Emigrants. --James Woodsshow more

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6,408 ratings
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4 30% (1,926)
3 12% (796)
2 4% (256)
1 2% (105)
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