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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Berta Isla Spanish Edition. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It was Gould who, with his “ruthless and open, yet healthy American-Canadian tho,as first called Wertheimer, to his face, “The Loser” “Der Untergeher”—a much more evocative word, lit.

Paperbackpages. Their disappearan It is a question of a shipwrecked in this amazing novel by Thomas Bernhard where a narrator monologue on nearly pages? The loser is a schizophrenic I thinkor at least an autistic basso continuo mlogrado droning repetitions and paranoid preoccupations with a tight set of recurring themes, most of them apparently autobiographical.

No wonder Bernhard hates Austrians! Your ebrnhard here is as good as mine. The novel does not take place at the time of the events recounted, but at the time its narrator recalls them. It’s like being the piano and eliminating Gould to just play some Bach. Plenty of novels have been written about genius from its own perspective; Ratner’s Star and Infinite Jest are a couple of examples, though by no means the best ones.


Glenn, a born genius, simply uses the school to sharpen his existing incredible musical teeth. This is a fun distraction.

Thomas Bernhard was an Austrian author, who ranges among the most distinguished German speaking writers of the second half of the 20th century. The ‘Loser’ of the title, named Wertheimer, was unfortunate enough both to have been a gifted piano player and to have studied contemporaneously with piano legend Glenn Gould, whose life and genius — albeit in a somewhat fictionalized form — haunt Wertheimer until he is at Recommended soundtrack for this review.

I Funnier and nastier and less full of shit than anything I’ve ever read.

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Not if anyone else was around, I know that. It’s a lonely feeling to not go that high.

They basked in unhappiness way too much and I felt rashes on my skin, unexpectedly. As Gould intuits, Wertheimer is doomed to perish, body and soul, in his adjacency to the genius and accomplishment of others. My second Bernhard in a couple of weeks.

Recommended soundtrack for this review. It seems like GG had no idea of the effect he was having on the two friends, but then again, GG never read The Loserso how could he?

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Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Jan 19, William2 rated it really liked it Shelves: The themes of The Loser will immediately be recognizable to anyone who has made any tentative venture into a field particularly an artistic field only to be stymied by the mastery of others.


Get to Know Us. These are two people who do not have to worry about earning a living and thus have the privilege to spend their lives fixated on just one idea. Or not sit at all.

Parents know very well that fhomas perpetuate their own unhappiness in their children, they go about it cruelly by having children and throwing them into the existence machine.

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The starry velvet mental goldmine bernhzrd had some horrific accident and you should have known not to step there already. Did Thomas Bernhard ever get to say a good word about anyone?

There are three main characters: If we do hear about it, it’s acidly deprecated. In his bitter obsession, he gradually advances on a path of self-destruction. View all 5 comments. View all 9 comments.