This is the last satirical novel from Thomas Bernhard, one of Australia's greatest writers. It takes the form of a dramatic monologue spoken by a man at the end of his tether, in whom the burden of the past has become intolerable - leading to literal extinction.
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Thomas Bernhard (1931-1989) won many of the most prestigious literary prizes in Europe, including the Austrian State Prize, the Breman and Bruchner Prizes and Le Pix Seguier. Among his novels are The Loser , Concrete, and Extinction, all of which are available in Faber Finds.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd., 1996. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP29993811
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