‘Hotel Waldhaus’ by Thomas Bernhard, translated by Kenneth J Northcott

Taking a cue from this author, I will be brief. This three-sentence short story is all things Bernhardian – concise, cruel and funny. The reader may also enjoy Novels in Three Lines by Félix Fénéon.

From The Voice Imitator, University of Chicago Press, 1997. Originally published as Der Stimmenimitator, 1978. Online here