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Nietzsche's Kisses (2006) [Novel]
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Nietzsche's Kisses is the story of Friedrich Nietzsche's last mad night on earth. Locked in a small room on the top floor of a house in Weimar, the most radical and influential of nineteenth-century German philosophers hovers between dream and wakefulness, memory and hallucination, the first person, second, and third, past and present, reliving his brief love affair with feminist Lou Salome, his stormy association with Richard Wagner, and his conflicted relationship with Lisbeth, his rabidly anti-Semitic sister. Here is an authoritative portrait of the Nietzsche we know and the Nietzsche we don't. His titanic ego, suppressed, squelched, and sealed up within him, all but unknown to his acquaintances, creates a maniacal and raging giant inside his own skull that is mysterious and unnerving. Both stylistically and formally innovative, the prose in Nietzsche's Kisses is surprising and rich. The result is a vivid, complex experience of Nietzsche's final hours.

Original title: Nietzsche's Kisses
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropeanGermany, Austria, Switzerland
FictionHistoricalFictional Biography

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Nietzsche's Kisses (2006)
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Language: English

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Nietzsche's Kisses (2006)

Publisher: Fiction Collective 2
ISBN: 1573661279
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.3 x .9 in
Pages: 230

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