DW book expert  David Levitz on ′Jakob von Gunten′ by Robert Walser | 100 German Must-Reads - a unique list of 100 works of German literature published in English | DW | 05.10.2018

Visit the new DW website

Take a look at the beta version of dw.com. We're not done yet! Your opinion can help us make it better.

  1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages

100 Must-Reads

DW book expert  David Levitz on 'Jakob von Gunten' by Robert Walser

The titular character of "Jakob von Gunten" runs away from home. He is not looking for fame, fortune or freedom, but rather hoping to learn humility and submission at an ominous school for servants. Welcome to the surreal world of Robert Walser!

Watch video 02:10