I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche
The Times Biography of the Year
Friedrich Nietzsche's work rocked the foundation of Western thinking and continues to permeate our culture, high and low - yet he is one of history's most misunderstood philosophers. Sue Prideaux's myth-shattering book brings readers into the world of a brilliant, eccentric and deeply troubled man, illuminating the events and people that shaped his life and work. I Am Dynamite! is the essential biography for anyone seeking to understand Nietzsche, the philosopher who foresaw - and sought solutions to - our own troubled times.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Big_Bang_Gorilla - www.librarything.com
Great title, great cover, and a pretty good stab at a contemporary life of Nietzsche. To me, the book's main accomplishment is its detailed account of Nietzsche's last, insane years; she minutely ... Read full review
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Philosophy and its power, or perceived power to shape thought and action has always been somewhat a mystery to me. This biography on Nietzsche reinforced this for me. The author presents a most ... Read full review