Wittgenstein's nephew: a friendship

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Knopf, Jan 15, 1989 - Fiction - 99 pages
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Two complex men--one the nephew of the philosopher Wittgenstein--resume the friendship begun years before and struggle with issues of wealth and responsibilities and the role and place of the artist in the world

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User Review  - Vit Babenco - Goodreads

Wittgenstein's Nephew is about friendship but in some strange way it reminded me of The Castle by Franz Kafka… Between a man and freedom there is always a wall of bureaucracy… “Paul's mind quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

Man's fear of death is the main obstacle in loving other people. Anyone with a hint of death on them is always outcast, avoided. Reading this was like watching Bernhard learn a sad lesson. Read full review

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