When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom

When Nietzsche Wept

Irvin D. Yalom

15 hours, 26 minutes first pub 1992 (editions)

fiction historical philosophy psychology challenging reflective slow-paced
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In nineteenth-century Vienna, a drama of love, fate, and will is played out amid the intellectual ferment that defined the era. Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career. Friedrich Nietzsche, Europ...

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Moods

reflective 87%
emotional 59%
inspiring 47%
informative 46%
challenging 45%
dark 21%
hopeful 20%
sad 20%
mysterious 12%
tense 12%
adventurous 8%
funny 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 39%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 87% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 40% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 70% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 1%

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