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Oments when he looked up on his library shelf and dared to think that someone sometime hopefully he thought a man of erudition and good will might write a book about him Henry James He looked at the library shelf and it seemed to glow Sheer poppycock and nonsense to be sure et how elevating in a way to think it might be true He permitted himself the conceit of imagining a book one entire book devoted to a study of his work Maybe he thought wistfully it would even have gold letters If it was about this book tells me people in the victorian era were as cheating and lustful bastards as today and cunning with thier behind closed doors bullshit This book makes ou see aristocrates as the douches they are Too weird and hard to follow Confusing jumps between characters and seeming alternate realities I "m willing to work for a good story "willing to work for a good story this one just asked too much. E strange case amid mounting anti Semitic desire to lay blame for the murders at the door of Jews Will the inspector solve the murders before a riot ensues The Novel Is fiction as Henry James says just the other side of history Is Vienna in 1900 merely a stage on which the same tensions that haunt American society today are being given a dress rehearsal Are we like the Viennese of 1900 suffering from fin de siècle syndrome Is there such a thing Combining the historical imagination like the Viennese of 1900 suffering from fin de siècle syndrome Is there such a thing Combining the historical imagination Ragtime with the intellectual audacity of Flaubert's Parrot Henry James' Midnight Song brilliantly blends history and fiction in a fast moving breathtakingly original novel of idea. Takes place at Freud s home The major characters are Freud Jung Henry James Edith Wharton and Theodore Herzl The book is fascinating and entertaining and is also about how the fate of European Jewry is starting to change Really enjoyed this novel with historical figures as some of its main characters Centered in fin de siecle Vienna the author takes advantage of an amazing time and place to write a fascinating novel A beautiful novel encompassing everything great about the post modernist literary movement Following the lives and thoughts of historical and fictional characters this story depicts love adultery mystery and murder Many "Strings Are Weaving Very Different "are weaving very different that all come together at the closing of the novel What Cecily said made Henry James wonder now if anyone *EVER WOULD ACTUALLY HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY ABOUT HIM *would actually have anything to say about HIM rather intrigued him the brief Does this body fit into the recent epidemic of women's mysterious deaths in Vienna Into the web of deceit murder and social upheaval step a variety of real characters each with something to hide who become suspects in the case the distinguished novelist Edith Wharton who comes to Vienna to engage in a passionate illicit affair; her friend and traveling companion Henry James who has consulted Freud about his own secret trespasses; Freud's colleagues Dr Jung and Dr Fliess; and Jung's patient lover Sabina Spielrein Drawn into the plot as well are the Mains the family of an American businessman along with Police Inspector LeBlanc who arrives from Paris to pursue th. Da man vor jeder Kritik ja *IMMER WAS NETTES SOLL LA *was Nettes sagen soll la sch tze Ihre Arbeit in unserer Abteilung wirklich sehr tolle Pr neulich Story does not hang together Many errors and difficult to follow Modern "language used in turn of the century dialogue Too many confusing and irrelevant characters Solution to the "used in turn of the century dialogue Too many confusing and irrelevant characters Solution to the is off the wall silly Don t waste our time on this book Very few reviews in 1993 and I cannot understand how they were so positive I disliked this book and wasted time getting to the ending just to see if the book would redeem itself No Postmodern murder mystery novelFreud Jung Wharton and James Excellent read Dnf Henry James Midnight Song is by the same author who wrote The Eleven Million Mile High Dancer but is completely different but also a wonderful book It takes place in fin de siecle Vienna and the story is a murder mystery that. The Setting Fin de siècle Vienna a society of almost unprecedented vitality enlivened by new movements in music art fashion literature psychology and love Yet Vienna is a society on the edge of chaos Beneath the glittering surface it seethes with conflict and ethnic tension Divided by anti Semitism racism feminism sex and the denial of sex it is a society remarkably similar to our own The Plot The women of Vienna are dying some by murder some by suicide During Dr Freud's absence in Paris a body is found in his study but disappears as uickly as it was discovered Was there really a murder or was it merely hysteria on the part of Freud's wife and sister in law How. ,


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Henry James' Midnight Song