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  - freelancer_frank - LibraryThing

This is a book about the isolation of the rational mind. Isolation clings to the central characters, who are both marginalized after their own fashion. Isolation is suggested again with various ... Read full review

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The novella is based in part on a true story: author Bernhard's friendship with philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's nephew (actually grandnephew), Paul. Prepare yourself for a blast of intellectually ... Read full review

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