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Arrested and imprisoned in a small Swiss town, a prisoner begins this book with an exclamation: "I'm not Stiller!" He claims that his name is Jim White, that he has been jailed under false charges and under the wrong identity. To prove he is who he claims to be, he confesses to three unsolved murders and recalls in great detail an adventuresome life in America and Mexico among cowboys and peasants, in back alleys and docks. He is consumed by "the morbid impulse to convince," but no one believes him. This is a harrowing account part Kafka, part Camus of the power of self-deception and the freedom that ultimately lies in self-acceptance. Simultaneously haunting and humorous, I'm Not Stiller has come to be recognized as "one of the major post-war works of fiction" and a masterpiece of German literature.
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Michael Bullock, himself a novelist and poet, was for many years the official translator of Max Frisch. His translations of books and plays from French and German now number close to 200 and have received many awards.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
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Book Description Dalkey Archive Press, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111564784509
Book Description Dalkey Archive Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1564784509 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0657604
Book Description Dalkey Archive Pr, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1564784509