By Thomas Bernhard
The final paintings of fiction through one of many 20th century’s maximum artists, Extinction is commonly thought of Thomas Bernhard’s magnum opus.
Franz-Josef Murau—the highbrow black sheep of a robust Austrian land-owning family—lives in Rome in self-imposed exile, surrounded through a coterie of inventive and highbrow neighbors. On coming back from his sister’s marriage ceremony at the relatives property of Wolfsegg, having resolved by no means to head domestic back, Murau gets a telegram informing him of the demise of his mom and dad and brother in a automobile crash. not just needs to he now return, he needs to accomplish that because the grasp of Wolfsegg. And he needs to make a decision its destiny. Written within the seamless, enthralling type for which Bernhard was once recognized, Extinction is the last word facts of his outstanding literary genius.
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