Nietzsche (Paperback)
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Nietzsche (Paperback)

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A compelling portrait of one of the greatest philosophers of the nineteenth century, by one of the bestselling writers of the twentieth. In this vivid biographical study, Zweig eschews traditional academic discussion and focuses on Nietzsche's habits, passions and obsessions. Concentrating on the man rather than the work, on his tragic isolation and volatile creativity, Zweig draws the reader inexorably into the drama of Nietzsche's life.

Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 9781782276364
Number of pages: 128
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


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“An intellectually challenging read”

A small yet powerful piece of intellectually-challenging writing. In Zweig’s (translated) words, the author was “endeavouring to present his life not as biography, but as a dramatic act, a work of art and a tragedy of... More

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