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The room [electronic resource] : A Novel. Jonas Karlsson.

Karlsson, Jonas. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780804139991 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Hogarth, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms. Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he works--a secret room that no one else in his office will acknowledge. When Bjorn is in his room, what his co-workers see is him standing by the wall and staring off into space looking dazed, relaxed, and decidedly creepy. Bjorn's bizarre behavior eventually leads his co-workers to try and have him fired, but Bjorn will turn the tables on them with help from his secret room. Debut author Jonas Karlsson doesn't leave a word out of place in this brilliant, bizarre, delightful take on how far we will go--in a world ruled by conformity--to live an individual and examined life.
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Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Short Stories.
Genre: Electronic books.

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