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During 1888 in Turin, Italy, Nietzsche wrote three of his most important works--Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols, and The Antichrist. In this accessible, moving biography, Lesley Chamberlain examines with passion and insight the mind of a genius at its creative pinnacle. In her account, Freidrich Nietzsche emerges as a gentle, tortured man, dominated by his rigorous mind and his love of music, and soothed by the strangely otherworldly city of Turin

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Includes bibliographical references.

About the Author

Lesley Chamberlain studied German and Russian at Exeter and Oxford, and speaks five languages. She has worked as a journalist in Moscow and has published books in the United Kingdom on food, travel, communism, and philosophy. She is a regular contributor on literature in The Times and The Times Literary Supplement (both of London).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312199388
Subtitle:
An Intimate Biography
Author:
Chamberlain, Lesley
Publisher:
Picador
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Nietzsche, friedrich wilhelm, 1844-1900
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
Turin
Subject:
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Subject:
Philosophers -- Italy -- Turin -- Biography.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Picador USA pbk. ed.
Publication Date:
19981215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.18x5.45x.64 in. .60 lbs.

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