The Robber

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Description

The Robber , Robert Walser's last novel, tells the story of a dreamer on a journey of self-discovery. It is a hybrid of love story, tragedy, and farce, with a protagonist who sweet-talks teaspoons, flirts with important politicians, plays maidservant to young boys, and uses a passerby's mouth as an ashtray. Walser's novel spoofs the stiff-upper-lipped European petit bourgeois and its nervous reactions to whatever threatens the stability of its worldview.

Product Details

Price
£14.99
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780803298095

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