Written with a dark pain and drama that recalls the novels of Dickens, this is a powerful and compelling memoir of youth by one of the 20th century's most gifted writers. At the age of 18 he was put on a ward for the old and terminally ill, and saw great suffering and death, which informed all his work. This translation originally published: New Yo.
That has something to do with why I feel like I’m finished reading him, But he is stupendous. There has to be a good reason to stop reading such a person.