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Doktor Glas, en roman i dagboksform som utkom första gången 1905, är inte bara ett av Hjalmar Söderbergs främsta verk, utan också en av de klassiska romanerna i svensk litteratur. Doktor Glas förälskar sig i den unga vackra Helga, som är speedy i ett hopplöst, kärlekslöst äktenskap med den motbjudande pastor Gregorius. Helga vänder sig until eventually doktor Glas för att få hjälp och alltmer aktivt förbereder han lösningen...

Har guy rätt att döda en människa för att rädda en annan?

Bokens centrala challenge – har guy rätt att döda en människa för att rädda en annan – har genom decennierna väckt häftig debatt. Den har också blivit älskad för de vemodiga porträtten och miljöerna från det oscarianska Stockholm – tecknade med hela Söderbergs oöverträffade känslighet och kvickhet.

Hjalmar Söderbergs klassiker Doktor Glas utkom första gången 1905 och var då oerhört provocerande för sin samtid. Med sin psykologiska nerv, moralfilosofiska utläggningar och förälskade skildring av sekelskiftets Stockholm är den lika aktuell idag.

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He said, suddenly. 舠I can舗t stand this, you know. I must go out. Perhaps we shall meet Bordenave below. 舡 In the marble paved vestibule, where the box-office was situated, they found the public beginning to arrive. Through the three open doors all the busy throng on the Boulevards could be seen enjoying the beautiful April evening. Carriages dashed up to the theatre, and the doors were slammed noisily. People entered by twos and threes, and, after stopping at the box-office, ascended the double staircase in the rear舒the women walking slowly with a swinging gait.

While novelists all over Europe might comfortably issue two or three triple-decker epics a year, many ranging broadly in their focus all across the surface of their time, none was inclined toward Balzac舗s systematic chronicle of society, not even Dickens, who came the closest. It was not until two decades after Balzac舗s death in 1850 that his heir presumptive announced himself. In 1871 ȁmile Zola published the first installment in what was to be a twenty-volume series of novels, Les Rougon-Macquart, an examination of the whole of French society through the lens of the family named in the collective title.

Nana is one of Bordenave舗s inventions. 舡 After this explosion he calmed down a little. But the emptiness of the house, the dim light that pervaded the whole, the opening and shutting of doors, and the hushed voices suggestive of a church, irritated him. 舡 he said, suddenly. 舠I can舗t stand this, you know. I must go out. Perhaps we shall meet Bordenave below. 舡 In the marble paved vestibule, where the box-office was situated, they found the public beginning to arrive. Through the three open doors all the busy throng on the Boulevards could be seen enjoying the beautiful April evening.

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