Writings, 1938

[Workbook No 2]

We found this unbound notebook inside Workbook No 1.

About the text

This is most likely the first draft of Torment, entitled 'Fragment':

The day trudged onwards in all its drabness; the lesson ran as they often did. One of the students read a hexameter in a monotonous drone. The teacher did her nails, lost in thought. The students all busied themselves with their own private affairs.

Jan-Erik scribbled demons and angels sitting amongst the clouds.