The Goalkeeper’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick – Peter Handke

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The self-destruction of a soccer goalie turned construction worker who wanders aimlessly around a stifling Austrian border town after pursuing and then murdering, almost unthinkingly, a female movie cashier is mirrored by Handke’s use of direct, sometimes fractured prose that conveys the dislocation and déjà vu of modern twentieth-century life.