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Georg Letham, physician and murderer

Ernst WeiГџ

Georg Letham, physician and murderer

by Ernst WeiГџ

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Published by Archipelago Books in Brooklyn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ernst Weiss ; translated from the German by Joel Rotenberg.
ContributionsRotenberg, Joel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2647.E52 G413 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22672444M
ISBN 109780980033038
LC Control Number2008048790

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The book has been recently translated to English by Joel Rotenberg. Georg Letham is unhappy in his marriage but happy in his research. When the opportunity knocks he injects his older, wealthier and well insured wife with the lethal poison Agent Y/5.

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There are many journeys in Georg Letham: Physician and Murderer but Georg’s attempt at redemption, his journey to cure a sickly and cruel human heart, turns out to be an underlying theme.

Below are my notes for the sections of the novel—I’m only going to comment on a few of them in subsequent posts but I found these abbreviated headings.

The book came out of the same fertile literary ground between the wars that produced The Man Without Qualities and The Sleepwalkers; like those modernist classics and the works of Ernst Weiss’ friend, Franz Kafka, Georg Letham: Physician and Murderer is a prescient depiction of a profoundly unsettled society.

First published in German inthe book is now available in an English translation. Although the first half of this marathon-like novel is often tough sledding, it finishes strong.

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