The Red Room is a true masterpiece of Swedish literature. And its author, August Strindberg, is the acknowledged literary master.
The Red Room is the novel full of mockery of the Stockholm society with its hypocrisy and reaction patterns. The novel is about young civil servant Arvid Falk who leaves his bureaucratic work to become a journalist. The reader will explore the world of various social activities and will learn about hypocrisy and corruption in politics, publishing, philanthropy and business.
A wise reader will understand that The Red Room is a sneer not only at the Stockholm life, this novel is about many eternal human social problems.
Outstanding literary mastery of August Strindberg brings The Red Room to the top of the literary Olympus and makes this novel absolutely must-read for every educated person.