The Gray Cloth
The Gray Cloth with Ten Percent White: A Ladies' Novel (in German, Das graue Tuch zehn Prozent Weiß: Ein Damen Roman) is an avant-garde novel by the fantasist and visionary writer Paul Scheerbart, first published in 1914. The book expresses its author's commitment to the use of glass in modern architecture, which had a significant impact on the concepts of German Expressionism.
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“Hes in the other room getting stiffer than the bodies he demonstrates.”
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