When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession
In nineteenth-century Vienna, a drama of love, fate, and will is played out amid the intellectual ferment that defined the era. Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career. Friedrich Nietzsche, Europe's greatest philosopher, is on the brink of suicidal despair, unable to find a cure for the headaches and other ailments that plague him.
When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental "talking cure," Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions. Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient. In When Nietzsche Wept, Irvin Yalom blends fact and fiction, atmosphere and suspense, to unfold an unforgettable story about the redemptive power of friendship.
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Review: When Nietzsche WeptUser Review - ♥ Ibrahim ♥ - Goodreads
Thanks to this book, I have grown to love, respect and have a tender spot in my heart for Nietzsche. Based on the infamous quote "God is Dead" I always took him to be an arrogant man who didn't know ... Read full review
Review: When Nietzsche WeptUser Review - Nechaj Ma - Goodreads
A book about very interesting fictive meeting of three people, whose triangle of relationships make you think this has certainly happened and proves what kind of genuine persons they were... World of philosophy, psychology and the base of psychoanalysis appears and clarifies in this book. Read full review