Gantenbein: a novel

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Methuen, 1982 - Fiction - 304 pages
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User Review  - Dalel - Goodreads

I find this book quite interesting for an anti-novel. The way with which the narrator sways from one possible scenario to the other is very much like how the human brain functions in a dream, or ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Max Frisch was born in Switzerland in 1911. He attended the University of Zurich and spent six years in the Swiss Army. He also worked as a freelance writer and an architect. Frisch is most famous for writing the novel I'm Not Stiller and the play The Firebugs. Both works explore one of Frisch's major themes: the problematic nature of living life without a true understanding of one's identity. Many of his works feature explore this theme, including the plays The Chinese Wall, Andorra: A Play in Twelve Scenes, and Don Juan; or the Love of Geometry. He has also written several other novels, including Homo Faber: A Report, and Man in the Holocene. Frisch was awarded the International Neustadt Prize for Literature in 1987. He died in 1991 in Zurich.

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