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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Review: Wittgenstein's Nephew

User Review  - justin louie - Goodreads

bernhard rules. concrete is still my favorite but this one is probably his most concise and genuinely moving, despite being typically (and awesomely) sardonic. also, it's the one that dawned upon my ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aaron Cederberg - Goodreads

Meh. You'd probably have to be a hardcore philosophy nerd to enjoy this - otherwise it just drones on and on and on (impressive for a 99 page book). The long and short of it is that he's lamenting (read: whining) that true genius isn't as recognized and respected as it should be. Read full review

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