A Schoolboy's Diary: And Other Stories Robert Walser

A Schoolboy's Diary: And Other Stories

Author: Robert Walser
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Book Title
A Schoolboy's Diary: And Other Stories
Author
Robert Walser
ISBN
9781590176726
A Schoolboy's Diary brings together more than seventy of Robert Walser's strange and wonderful stories, most never before available in English. Opening with a sequence from Walser's first book, "Fritz Kocher's Essays," the complete classroom assignments of a fictional boy who has met a tragically early death, this selection ranges from sketches of uncomprehending editors, overly passionate readers, and dreamy artists to tales of devilish adultery, sexual encounters on a train, and Walser's service in World War I. Throughout, Walser's careening, confounding, delicious voice holds the reader transfixed.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Robert WalserPublisher: New York Review of BooksPublished: 09/03/2013ISBN: 9781590176726Pages: 208Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.60dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/27/2013
A Schoolboy's Diary brings together more than seventy of Robert Walser's strange and wonderful stories, most never before available in English. Opening with a sequence from Walser's first book, "Fritz Kocher's Essays," the complete classroom assignments of a fictional boy who has met a tragically early death, this selection ranges from sketches of uncomprehending editors, overly passionate readers, and dreamy artists to tales of devilish adultery, sexual encounters on a train, and Walser's service in World War I. Throughout, Walser's careening, confounding, delicious voice holds the reader transfixed.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robert Walser
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Published: 09/03/2013
ISBN: 9781590176726
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.60d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/27/2013
A Schoolboy's Diary brings together more than seventy of Robert Walser's strange and wonderful stories, most never before available in English. Opening with a sequence from Walser's first book, "Fritz Kocher's Essays," the complete classroom assignments of a fictional boy who has met a tragically early death, this selection ranges from sketches of uncomprehending editors, overly passionate readers, and dreamy artists to tales of devilish adultery, sexual encounters on a train, and Walser's service in World War I. Throughout, Walser's careening, confounding, delicious voice holds the reader transfixed.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robert Walser
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Published: 09/03/2013
ISBN: 9781590176726
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.00w x 0.60d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/27/2013