Vienna Triangle

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Wings Press, Jan 1, 2009 - Fiction - 228 pages
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A young woman named Kate explores her historical connection to the development of Freudian theory and the early beginnings of psychoanalysis in this mystery rooted in the past. Based on real facts concerning the pivotal figures in the development of modern psychology, the complicated lives of Sigmund Freud, his colleague Helene Deutsch, and his rival Victor Tausk are carefully reconstructed to show how their interpersonal intricacies may have led to conspiracy and deceit in the writing of early 20th-century history. When Kate realizes that Tausk was her grandfather, she begins to uncover the details around his mysterious suicide. Only as Kate uncovers the truth is she able to make important decisions about her own future.

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User Review  - Lucille Lang Day - Goodreads

Freud in the Middle Vienna Triangle, by Brenda Webster, is an extremely well-researched historical novel. Although it is set in the present day, relationships among the members of Freud's inner circle ... Read full review

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User Review  - Virginia - Goodreads

Don't know if it is just a problem with the kindle edition, but this book is full of simple editorial mistakes and typos. Feel bad leaving a mediocre review on something I haven't finished, but could not get very far into it. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Brenda Webster is a renowned novelist, a critic, and a translator. She is the author of two literary critical studies, a memoir, and the novels The Beheading Game, Paradise Farm, and Sins of the Mothers. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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