: When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession (): Irvin D. Yalom: Books. When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Freud’s mentor, Josef Breuer, attempts to cure Friedrich Nietzsche of suicidal despair in the clinics, cemeteries, and coffeehouses of.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Irvij material may be challenged and removed. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. There is also a theatre play based on the novel, adapted by Luciano Cazaux. Book ratings by Goodreads. If one does not live in the right time, then one can never die at the right time.

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weptt 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. Want to Read saving…. Freud’s mentor, Josef Breuer, attempts to cure Friedrich Nietzsche of suicidal despair in the clinics, cemeteries, and coffeehouses of 19th-century Vienna–in this first novel by the author of the bestselling Love’s Executioner: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


February Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Odyssey of Homer Richmond Lattimore. Perhaps to live now, so that at fifty I won’t look back upon my forties with regret.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental “talking cure,” Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions. Creativity Dr Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Author and Historian Simon Winchester. Oh, the endless labor of the intellectual—pouring all this knowledge into the brain through a three-millimeter aperture in the iris.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Yalom’s book is fictional but contains many references to history and historical personalities: Distinguished physician, renowned scientist, beloved husband and father, Josef Breuer finds himself at 40 simultaneously at the crest of his professional life and near the bottom of a pit of incomprehensible despair.

In When Nietzsche Wept, Irvin Yalom blends fact and fiction, atmosphere and suspense, to unfold an unforgettable story about the redemptive power of friendship.


Otherwise, you end up at forty feeling you haven’t really lived. A Novel of Obsession. She has written a letter stating that the future of the philosophy of Germany is at stake and that the German philosopher needs help desperately.

The play reflects the intellectual and philosophical atmosphere of the novel, almost dreamlike sometimes. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Other books in this series. When Nietzsche Wept Quotes Showing of And the unheeded voice of your conscience will cry out to you forever.

When Nietzsche Wept

Review quote “An intelligent, carefully researched, richly imagined novel. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? The Perennial Philosophy Aldous Huxley.