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In most instances their anguish was massive, tentacular, and incurable; it
weighed on me in this room where people cry, "Believe me, it hurts," "I can't go on
," and "It's killing me," as easily as they would scream on a roller coaster. On the
For the moment I have no idea what to do with Ferike Bandula ; Fm afraid I'll be
stuck with him. His ribs stick out and he likes having them tickled; it makes him
scream with superhuman happiness. Every time I go near him, I give him a tickle.
The child has been rubbing the snot on his chest; he lets out a scream of terror,
he bellows. I turn over, spit in my handkerchief, and scramble to my feet. I pull a
bottle from under the bed, gulp down a few mouthfuls, recork it, hold it up to the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amerynth - LibraryThing
Gyorgy Konrad's novel "The Case Worker" is incredibly bleak, but well written. I liked the book overall, even though it had some pretty disturbing scenes in it, making it a book I wouldn't ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing
. The Case Worker by Gyorgy Konrad (1969, 1974) Hungarian writer Gyorgy Konrad has been called the "true heir of Kafka," and this, his first novel, was one of the books added to the list of 1001 books ... Read full review