Atlas Press
About Atlas Press
Recent Publications & News
Complete List of Publications
Chronological List of Publications
Atlas Anti-Classics
Atlas Arkhives
The Printed Head
Eclectics & Heteroclites
Special Editions
The London Institute of ’Pataphysics
How to Buy a Book
Privacy Policy
Terms & Conditions
Contact Us
Emailing List
the autobiography of albert einstein cover image the autobiography of albert einstein

Gerhard Roth

The Printed Head
Volume II, Number 7/8

Translated by Malcolm Green.
ISBN 0 947757 47 3
94pp 13.5 x 21cm
out of print

Gerhard Roth’s first “novel,” originally published in 1972, is a triumphant refutation of the death of modernism: a lucid, morbid and impossible account of what cannot be said, a deranged existence pieced together, an individual at total odds not only with the world and its structures, but with the chemical and biological basis of his own thought.

Gerhard Roth, born in 1942 in Graz, Austria, is perhaps the most important writer to emerge from that “hot-bed of geniuses,” the Forum Stadtpark, which has radically influenced German letters in the last two decades. His broad range of works, from experimental novels to plays and a children’s book, has earned him a number of major prizes, and several of his books have been filmed. An uncomfortable writer whose work revolves around extreme mental states and behaviour.



Atlas Press This site design Copyright (C) 1999-2019
Site contents Copyright © Atlas Press 1999-2019
BCM Atlas Press, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3XX, UK