Bartleby The Scrivener
At the period just preceding the advent of Bartleby, I had two persons as copyists in my employment, and a promising lad as an office-boy. First, Turkey; second, Nippers; third, Ginger Nut. These may seem names, the like of which are not usually found in the Directory. In truth they were nicknames, mutually conferred upon each other by my three clerks, and were deemed expressive of their respective persons or characters.
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Review: Bartleby, the ScrivenerUser Review - Stephen P - Goodreads
A haunting Melville tale of mirrors and doubles, forcing the reader to face the hollowness of life and contradictions of a writerly existence. The imagery is not one of bookish images. Here they are ... Read full review
Review: Bartleby, the ScrivenerUser Review - Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly - Goodreads
A story which probably would not have been conceived had the photocopying machine been invented much earlier. The narrator is a lawyer with a law office in Wall Street. Law offices had always dealt ... Read full review