A Schoolboy's Diary and Other Stories (NYRB Classics)

Robert Walser

$14.95

2 left in stock

A Schoolboy's Diary and Other Stories by Robert Walser / ISBN 9781590176726 / paperback from New York Review of Books Classics

***

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.

50 Watts Favorites