El Malogrado – Thomas Bernhard. Cargado por Diego . Thomas L. Friedman. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Not Ourselves: A Novel. Matthew Thomas. The Loser is a novel by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in German in Contents. 1 Plot introduction; 2 Plot summary; 3 Allusions to actual events. Thomas Bernhard was one of the most original writers of the twentieth century. .. Este es el leitmotiv del libro, o uno de ellos, y recuerda mucho al conflicto.

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This outrageous two-instrument skill was impossible for poor Mary to beat, so she spent her life in a permanent rage against this otherwise harmless bearded man who liked smoothies and taking things at a sluggish pace. I’ve read The Frost in the high school.

This is a fun distraction. The unnamed narrator of the novel, another failure who has languished in Gould’s long shadow, also turns his tjomas on piano playing resolutely, and yet with some measure of seeming equanimity. Set up a giveaway.

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Or desperately wanted to be one? The ‘Loser’ of the title, named Wertheimer, was unfortunate enough both to have been a gifted piano player and to have studied contemporaneously with eo legend Glenn Gould, whose life and genius — albeit in a somewhat fictionalized form — haunt Wertheimer until he is at Recommended soundtrack for this review. And the art is in the listening. Berta Isla Spanish Edition. The climate of the lower Alps makes for emotionally disturbed people who fall victim to cretinism at a very early age and who in time become malevolentI said.


I shook my head in a recognition kind of way.

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I already wrote some of my feelings about Mr. I bernharc care about the what is the use when there’s Glenn Gould I can imagine being Glenn Gould and starting to wonder behind that barricade about not composing like Bach, if you stepped outside of the music when you really shouldn’t do that.

If you want to talk about genius in strumming those inner violin chords of self pity and acoustics of loneliness and that shit WertheimerGlenn Gould. Fast forward twenty-eight years: In the present case, Gould is meant to be doppelganger for Bernhard. I don’t know if it was quite humor to me.

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However, their lives are so heavily clouded by that of Gould, that it seems impossible to even begin to imagine Gould’s absence. Wertheimer or the narrator? Regardless, I just love reading him, the structure of his work is different to say the least, one long paragraph, repeated sentences, treating his characters as frivolous morans who do nothing but complain.


Well, here we are again in the land of obsessive compulsive disorder, suicidal rage and death panic. Caustic and draining, apparently. Quel momento ritorna nella vita del narratore e di Wertheimer come uno spettro: Or seen somewhere they wanted to belong. Or is it a harmony? View all 47 comments.

You can’t get intimate with Bernhard as you bernhatd, say, with Styron. The afterword compares his writing to Gould’s music: In my mind, his whole narrative is just hedges and lies meant to make it seem like he feels he has won, when he knows he’s done nothing of the sort.