the loser

Two Sentences from Bernhard’s The Loser

In the opening pages of Thomas Bernhard’s The Loser, the narrator says:

If I hadn’t met Glenn Gould, I probably wouldn’t have given up the piano and I would have become a piano virtuoso and perhaps even one of the best piano virtuosos in the world, I thought in the inn. When we meet the very best, we have to give up, I thought.

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January 6th, 2011 / 7:42 am