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August Strindberg's Inferno

(We're hearing from a lot of old friends this week! Here's Bill Ectric on an unusual and little-known classic that recently caught his fancy. -- Levi) Alchemy, schizophrenia, witchcraft, and religious fanaticism, all leavened with a knowing wink of humor, The Inferno, by Swedish author August Strindberg is an early example of the “unreliable narrator” literary device, in which the reader learns that the storyteller is seeing things from a distorted perspective.
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