A Tiler's Afternoon by Lars Gustafsson
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Torsten Bergman was a tiler. He was a frail 65-year-old, his wife had died, his son had left him and now also the dog, who had been sharing his squalid little house with its litter of empty liquor bottles and discarded newspapers. But he was a pretty good tiler - only out of work.

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Published January 1, 1993 by Harvill. 128 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this amusing and mysterious existential novel, a tile layer named Torsten Bergman labors without supervision to finish renovating a house in Sweden that has been left undone by previous tilers.

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