"The Loser is a excellent fictional writing from Thomas Bernhard. Stroy revolves around relationship among three men in an imaginary way- Three main characters of the story are first, the late piano virtuoso Glenn Gould, second is a narrator and third is a fictional Wertheimer. Gould is truly a genius, Wertheimer and the narrator recalls their musical ambition in their actual life, they have different ways to expalin their dreams. Narrator wants to write a book about Gould, and due to this Wertheimer gets desparate...rest all is melodrama and high natuarl emotions in this. Read out it's really good.