Bernhard, Thomas; Translated from the German by David McLintock. WOODCUTTERS
New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1988). 0394551524 / 9780394551524 First U.S. edition, first printing. Published in the U.K. as CUTTING TIMBER, translated by Ewald Osers. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"Mr. Bernhard's portrait of a society in dissolution has a Scandinavian darkness reminiscent of Ibsen and Strindberg, but it is filtered through a minimalist prose. . . . Woodcutters offers an unusually intense, engrossing literary experience."--NYT.