Isaiah Berlin: A Life
Isaiah Berlin refused to write an autobiography, but he agreed to talk about himself - and so for 10 years, before's Berlin's death in November 1997, he allowed Michael Ignatieff to interview him about his past, his ideas, his most intimate memories, and his inner conflicts.
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If she was a deceiver , she was also irresistibly forgivable . The affair - if that is the
word for such a frustratingly unconsummated business - continued throughout
1942 . By the summer of 1943 when Patricia fell in love with someone else , the ...
The siege of Jerusalem continued through the summer of 1948 , and he
contacted Leo Amery , an All Souls colleague and former Colonial Secretary , to
see whether pressure could be put on the Arab governments to relax their grip on
the city ...
So the affair continued but Isaiah felt compelled to repeat his confession , and
this time the husband came home – so she remembers – shaking his head and
saying , ' Isaiah keeps going mad . He says again he ' s in love with you . ' Before
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ISAIAH BERLIN: A LifeUser Review - Kirkus
A polished life of the century's preeminent liberal (in the classic sense) philosopher. Just as Berlin's critics complained he never wrote a single-volume magnum opus but only essays, Berlin's friends ... Read full review
Isaiah Berlin: a lifeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Ignatieff (The Warrior's Honor, LJ 1/98) met and conferred with Berlin periodically over a ten-year period until Berlin's death at the age of 88 in 1997. He also spent hours talking to Berlin's wife ... Read full review