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Bruce Duffy - The World As I Found It

Oct 16 2010 6:00 pm
Oct 16 2010 7:00 pm
First published in 1987, and now reissued by New York Review Classics, Duffy’s acclaimed novel is a fictionalized life of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. The narrative traces the thinker’s development from his upbringing in a wealthy but tragic Viennese family, to his academic stardom in Cambridge and his complicated relationships with colleagues, especially G.E. Moore and Bertrand Russell.
ISBN-13: 9781590173602
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NYRB Classics, 9/2010

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