Robert Walser

Author

Early 20th century Swiss novelist

Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) worked as a bank clerk, a butler in a castle, and an inventor's assistant, and produced nine novels and more than a thousand stories. He stopped writing in 1933 when he was hospitalized for mental illness, declaring, "I am not here to write, but to be mad."

 

Microscripts

Microscripts

A Little Ramble

A Little Ramble

Thirty Poems

Thirty Poems

The Walk

The Walk

The Tanners

The Tanners

The Assistant

The Assistant