Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Uploads - Patricia Clark Memorial Library > ePub Books

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-17-2012, 12:15 AM   #1
forcheville
Zealot
forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.forcheville ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Posts: 102
Karma: 672100
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Device: Sony prs650, Boox M92, Samsung Slate 7
Strindberg, August: Confession of af Fool v.1 June 2012

1913 English edition, translated from the German by Elsie Schleussner



Concluding Remarks Of The Author

This is a terrible book, I fully admit it, and I regret that I ever wrote it.

How did I come to write it?

I had to wash my corpse before it was laid in its coffin.

Four years ago, if I remember rightly, a friend of mine, a writer, a declared enemy of the indiscretions— of others—said to me one day when talking about my first marriage—

"Do you know, it would make excellent copy for the sort of novel which I should like to write."

Certain of my friend's applause, I decided there and then to write it myself.

"Don't be angry with me, dear old fellow, that I, as the original owner, make use of my property."

I also remember, it is twelve years ago now, a remark my future mother-in-law made to me one evening when I was watching her daughter carrying on a flirtation with a group of young men—

"Wouldn't she make a splendid heroine for a novel?"

"With what title?"

"A passionate woman!"

Happy mother, who died in the nick of time, I have carried out your suggestion. The novel has been written. I can die in peace.
This work is assumed to be in the Life+70 public domain OR the copyright holder has given specific permission for distribution. Copyright laws differ throughout the world, and it may still be under copyright in some countries. Before downloading, please check your country's copyright laws. If the book is under copyright in your country, do not download or redistribute this work..

To report a copyright violation you can contact us here.
Attached Files
File Type: epub strindberg - confession of a fool.epub (257.8 KB, 117 views)
forcheville is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Other Fiction Strindberg, August: Ostern. V1. [German] 4.9.2011 brucewelch ePub Books 0 09-04-2011 11:29 AM
Other Fiction Strindberg, August: Gespenstersonate. V1 [German] 29.5.2011 brucewelch ePub Books 0 05-29-2011 08:45 AM
Other Fiction Strindberg, August: Am Meer. V1 [German] 29.5.2011 brucewelch ePub Books 0 05-29-2011 08:36 AM
Strindberg, August: In Midsummer Days and Other Tales. v1, 29 Jan 2008 Madam Broshkina Kindle Books 0 01-29-2008 06:19 PM
Strindberg, August: In Midsummer Days and Other Tales. v1, 29 Jan 2008 Madam Broshkina BBeB/LRF Books 0 01-29-2008 06:17 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:44 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.