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The Institut Benjamenta: a school of humility for the unambitious. The young Jakob von Gunten arrives at this most curious of educational establishments with the goal of becoming 'something very small and subordinate later in life', a goal he sets about achieving with laconic dedication and wry detachment. Irony, scepticism, absurd images and sensations, disconcerting humour, minor humiliations and minute observations mingle to form one of the signature works of twentieth century fiction. First published in 1908, a ...

Jakob von Gunten 2020, Serpent's Tail, London

ISBN-13: 9781788164504

Main - Classic Edition

Mass-market paperback

Jakob Von Gunten 2003, Siruela

ISBN-13: 9788478446681



Jakob Von Gunten 1999, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780940322219

Trade paperback

Jakob von Gunten 1985, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt

ISBN-13: 9783518376119



Jakob Von Gunten 1983, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394721682


Unknown binding

Jakob Von Gunten 1969, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292700154


Unknown binding

Jakob Von Gunten 1969, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292740013

Trade paperback