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Published by Phoenix Books in Beverly Hills, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Heidegger, Martin, -- 1889-1976 -- Correspondence -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Fiction,
  • Scribes -- Germany -- Fiction,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementThaisa Frank.
GenreCorrespondence, Fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.R3345 H45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24080694M
ISBN 101607477262
ISBN 109781607477266
LC Control Number2010006023
OCLC/WorldCa449872372

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While he spoke, Doctor Heidegger had been filling the four champagne glasses with the water of the Fountain of Youth. It was apparently impregnated with an effervescent gas; for little bubbles were continually ascending from the depths of the glasses, and bursting in silvery spray at the surface. As the liquor diffused a pleasant perfume, the / Get this from a library! Heidegger's glasses: a novel. [Thaisa Frank] -- A compound of German translators tasked with answering letters written to those eventually killed in Nazi concentration camps is confounded when it receives a letter from the noted philosopher Martin. Praise for Heidegger's Glasses "A tour de force whose imagery haunts the reader long after the final page is turned." --Jim Moret, author of The Last Day of My Life "This is stunning work, full of mystery and strange tenderness. Thaisa Frank has written one of the most compelling stories of the Nazi regime since D. M. Thomas's Pictures at an Exhibition/5(58). Heidegger has set out four champagne glasses and a large, beautiful vase on the table in his study. As his guests take their seats, Dr. Heidegger asks for their help in an experiment. The narrator notes that Dr. Heidegger is a strange man, and that the narrator himself is the source of many of the stories that circulate about him.

  Buy a cheap copy of Heidegger's Glasses book by Thaisa Frank. Heidegger’s Glasses opens during the end of World War II in a failing Germany coming apart at the seams. The Third Reich’s strong reliance on the occult and its Free shipping over $ Martin Heidegger has books on Goodreads with ratings. Martin Heidegger’s most popular book is Being and Time. Nathaniel Hawthorne That very singular man, old Dr. Heidegger, once invited four venerable friends to meet him in his study. There were three white-bearded gentlemen, Mr. Medbourne, Colonel Killigrew, and Mr. Gascoigne, and a withered File Size: KB. The magic book is presented as the strongest evidence of Dr. Heidegger’s use of magic, but the narrator’s description of it is based primarily on rumors and tall tales. The story about the study coming to life when someone tried opening the book is symbolic of the shroud of secrecy surrounding Dr. Heidegger more generally.