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Old Masters

Old Masters

A Comedy
A novel by

In this exuberantly satirical novel, the tutor Atzbacher has been
summoned by his friend Reger to meet him in a Viennese museum. While
Reger gazes at a Tintoretto portrait, Atzbacher - who fears Reger's
plans to kill himself - gives us a portrait of the musicologist: his
wisdom, his devotion to his wife, and his love-hate relationship with
art. With characteristically acerbic wit, Bernhard exposes the
pretensions and aspirations of humanity in a novel at once pessimistic
and strangely exhilarating.

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Used availability for Thomas Bernhard's Old Masters

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Hardback Editions

May 1989 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Old Masters
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-7043-2710-4 / 978-0-7043-2710-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quartet Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Old Masters (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-14-119271-2 / 978-0-14-119271-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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November 1992 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Old Masters: A Comedy (Phoenix Fiction)
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
ISBN: 0-226-04391-6 / 978-0-226-04391-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Old Masters (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Thomas Bernhard
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

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