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When Nietzsche Wept (P.S.)

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In nineteenth-century Vienna, a drama of love, fate, and will is played out amid the intellectual ferment that defined the era. Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career. Friedrich Nietzsche, Europe's greatest philosopher, is on the brink of suicidal despair, unable to find a cure for the headaches and other ailments that plague him.

When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental “talking cure,” Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions. Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient. In When Nietzsche Wept, Irvin Yalom blends fact and fiction, atmosphere and suspense, to unfold an unforgettable story about the redemptive power of friendship.

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“Magical.” —Washington Post Book World

“The best dramatization of a great thinkers thought since Sartres The Freud Scenario.” —Chicago Tribune

From renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom, acclaimed author of The Schopenhauer Cure and Loves Executioner, the international bestseller When Nietzsche Wept is a richly imagined tale of two brilliant and enigmatic men plumbing the depths of their psyches to discover the redemptive power of friendship.

About the Author

Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., is the author of The Schopenhauer Cure, Lying on the Couch, Every Day Gets a Little Closer, and Love's Executioner, as well as several classic textbooks on psychotherapy. When Nietzsche Wept was a bestseller in Germany, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Argentina, and Brazil with millions of copies sold worldwide. Yalom is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University, and he divides his practice between Palo Alto, where he lives, and San Francisco, California.

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Susan Jacobson, December 10, 2012 (view all comments by Susan Jacobson)
I would never have thought that I would love this book--but I do! :) The plot is rather convoluted, but that does not at all detract from the book. A fascinating blend of fact and fiction--and if you have ever read Nietzsche, you should not pass this book up.
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Susan Jacobson, December 10, 2012 (view all comments by Susan Jacobson)
I would never have thought that I would love this book--but I do! :) The plot is rather convoluted, but that does not at all detract from the book. A fascinating blend of fact and fiction--and if you have ever read Nietzsche, you should not pass this book up.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780062009302
Subtitle:
A Novel of Obsession
Author:
Yalom, Irvin D
Author:
vin D.
Author:
Yalom, Ir
Author:
Yalom, Irvin D.
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20110322
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 x 0.792793 in 8.8 oz

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Product details 352 pages Harper Perennial - English 9780062009302 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , “Magical.” —Washington Post Book World

“The best dramatization of a great thinkers thought since Sartres The Freud Scenario.” —Chicago Tribune

From renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom, acclaimed author of The Schopenhauer Cure and Loves Executioner, the international bestseller When Nietzsche Wept is a richly imagined tale of two brilliant and enigmatic men plumbing the depths of their psyches to discover the redemptive power of friendship.

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