Nicholas Spice, 16 October 1997
Show More The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil, translated by Sophie Wilkins and Burton Pike.
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The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil, translated by Sophie Wilkins.
Picador, 1130 pp., £15, October 1997, 0 330 34942 2Show More
“... sister’s soul. The definitive example, however, never actually appears, we only hear about him. Gottlieb Hagauer, Agathe’s husband, is everything he declares himself to be, everything his role in life says he should be: ‘a model of the industrious, capable person, doing his best for humanity in his own field without meddling in matters beyond his ...”