Extinction: A Novel (Vintage International)

Extinction: A Novel (Vintage International)

Thomas Bernhard


The final paintings of fiction via one of many 20th century’s maximum artists, Extinction is generally thought of Thomas Bernhard’s magnum opus.
 
Franz-Josef Murau—the highbrow black sheep of a strong Austrian land-owning family—lives in Rome in self-imposed exile, surrounded via a coterie of creative and highbrow acquaintances. On coming back from his sister’s marriage ceremony at the relations property of Wolfsegg, having resolved by no means to move domestic back, Murau gets a telegram informing him of the loss of life of his mom and dad and brother in a vehicle 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
famous, Extinction is the final word evidence of his outstanding literary genius.

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