The Loser - Section 6: p. 67-75 Summary & Analysis

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Section 6: p. 67-75 Summary

Only stupid people are amazed while the great thinkers of history are locked on the bookshelves of libraries. All that is spoken is nonsense. People are born and die in misunderstanding. Wertheimer and his sister have no interest in their inheritance. They are shocked and see it as a burden since the Wertheimer family lives a modest life. The narrator thinks about how odd it is that he stays in the Wankham inn instead of at his own home in Desselbrunn, only five miles away. He promises himself not to return to Desselbrunn for at least ten years since it is unbearable after he disposes of his Steinway. He plans to play his uncle's Steinway in Sintra but never touches the keys. In Sintra, the narrator decides to write about Glenn Gould and destroys eight attempts before writing his...

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