Wittgenstein’s Nephew is a recollection of the author’s friendship with Paul Wittgenstein, the nephew of Ludwig Wittgenstein and a member of the wealthy Viennese Wittgenstein family. Paul suffers from an unnamed mental illness for which he is repeatedly hospitalized, paralleling Bernhard’s own struggle with a chronic lung disease.
Wittgenstein’s Nephew is an autobiographical work by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in 1982.
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- A journey that will stay with you forever.
- Learn about Austrian society.
- The perfect trip for some introspection.