A major writer… A Paul Klee in prose –– as delicate, as shy, as haunted. A cross between Stevie Smith and Beckett.

—Susan Sontag

The Assistant by Robert Walser – who was admired greatly by Kafka, Musil, Walter Benjamin, and W.G. Sebald – is now presented in English for the very first time.

The Assistant

Fiction by Robert Walser

Translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky

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Paperback (published July 1, 2007)

ISBN
9780811215909
Price US
16.95
Price CN
21
Trim Size
5x7
Page Count
320

Ebook (published July 1, 2007)

ISBN
9780811222693
Price US
16.95
Page Count
320

Robert Walser

Early twentieth-century Swiss novelist

A major writer… A Paul Klee in prose –– as delicate, as shy, as haunted. A cross between Stevie Smith and Beckett.

—Susan Sontag