Thomas Bernhard




Nicolaas Thomas Bernhard (German: [ˈtoːmas ˈbɛʁnhaʁt]; 9 February 1931 – 12 February 1989) was an Austrian novelist, playwright and poet. Bernhard's body of work has been called "the most significant literary achievement since World War II." He is widely considered to be one of the most important German-speaking authors of the postwar era.





The best books of all time by Thomas Bernhard

  1. 319 . Wittgenstein's Nephew by Thomas Bernhard

    Wittgenstein’s Nephew is an autobiographical work by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in 1982. It is a recollection of the author's friendship with Paul Wittgenstein, the nephew of Ludwig Witt...

  2. 579 . Correction by Thomas Bernhard

    Correction is a novel by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in German in 1975, and first published in English translation in 1979 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is a remarkable work, formally innovative...

  3. 1103 . Extinction by Thomas Bernhard

    Extinction is the last of Thomas Bernhard’s novels. It was originally published in German in 1986.

  4. 2043 . Woodcutters by Thomas Bernhard

    Fiercely observed, often hilarious, and “reminiscent of Ibsen and Strindberg” (The New York Times Book Review), this exquisitely controversial novel was initially banned in its author’s homeland. A...

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  5. 2222 . The Loser by Thomas Bernhard

    Thomas Bernhard (1931-1989) has been hailed by Gabriel Josipovici as 'Austria's finest postwar writer' and by George Steiner as 'one of the masters of contemporary European fiction.' Faber Finds is...

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