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  • Published: 6 August 2020
  • ISBN: 9780141993614
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 144

The Goalkeeper's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick




One of 2019 Nobel Laureate for Literature's most important works, a spare and haunting novel of alienation

The self-destruction of a soccer goalie turned construction worker who wanders aimlessly around a stifling Austrian border town after pursuing and then murdering, almost unthinkingly, a female movie cashier is mirrored by Handke's use of direct, sometimes fractured prose that conveys the dislocation and déjà vu of modern twentieth-century life.

  • Published: 6 August 2020
  • ISBN: 9780141993614
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 144

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