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  1. says:

    This book is huge in every respect It is a culmination and at the same time marks a decisive point in my reading life For the books from the same league as this one the bar is now set uite highMusil's AshesIn this special case I think I have to say something about the author and the way the book was published The novel remained fr

  2. says:

    This book is widely regarded as a classic The author spent twenty years writing it There are three volumes of w

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    The Man Without ualities is an unusual novel More a work of philosophy than fiction the Socratic interactions of its two dozen or so characters provide the framework for Musil's philosophical investigations These conversations deep and varied in scope are the fat formed about the scant bones of the ineffectual Parallel Campaign The philosophical musings are usually uite abstract and esoteric though sometimes a little understandab

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    A comic novel A modern novel A novel of ideas and This is without a doubt my favorite novel and one that both encapsulates and foreshadows the the development of the modern condition Musil's scientific mind is able to present a humanistic view of the world of Ulrich and the rest of the characters that inhabit this novel

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    This is the greatest demonstration of human thought I have ever encountered It demonstrates that the novel can be the best method for deciphering and analysing the human condition and the nature of existence that we have over and above philosophy history politics psychology sociology or any other ology you care to mention His range is breathtaking encompassing the intellect the erotic and the spiritual he is funny and at

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    I'm not one for superlatives bu

  7. says:

    “It’s all decadence A bottomless pit of intelligence” First and foremost I’d like to make it clear that my rating

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    “Revolutionary views? I'm afraid I must admit that I’m by no means an out and out opponent of revolutionary vi

  9. says:

    This review is for the Picador edition translated by Shophie Wilkins and Burton PikeI don't know how people found books to read before the internet and Goodreads Goodreads has been recommending me this book for a very long time Fin

  10. says:

    This is a world masterpiece Musil seems to me everything that Mann isn't Totally engaged with humanity while at the same time a superb highly nuanced commentator on his society time and the human condition I've

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read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Robert Musil

Ducer and skeptic who finds himself drafted into the grandiose plans for the th jubilee of the Emperor Franz Josef This new translation pub. This is the greatest demonstration of human thought I have ever encountered It demonstrates that the novel can be the best method for deciphering and analysing the human condition and the nature of existence that we have over and above philosophy history politics psychology sociology or any other ology you care to mention His range is breathtaking encompassing the intellect the erotic and the spiritual he is funny and at times sublime and his prose is perfection If you are the kind of person who feels an urge to take on the big beasts of the novel such as Moby Dick Ulysses War and Peace or Don uixote for god s sake read this Anyone who finishes this book will know that they have had one of the most rewarding and important experiences of their cultural life

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Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften

Set in Vienna on the eve of World War I this great novel of ideas tells the story of Ulrich ex soldier Der Mann eBook #182 and scientist se. The Man Without ualities is an unusual novel More a work of philosophy than fiction the Socratic interactions of its two dozen or so characters provide the framework for Musil s philosophical investigations These conversations deep and varied in scope are the fat formed about the scant bones of the ineffectual Parallel Campaign The philosophical musings are usually uite abstract and esoteric though sometimes a little understandably absorbed in the specific concerns of the time Nonetheless this is a masterful work and well worth readingHowever The Man Without ualities is not a polished or consistent book Musil s approach to the novel is haphazard full of diversions and distractions and a disregard for conventional narrative structure Even the Parallel Campaign which is at the core of the novel is abandoned for long intervals and is rarely developed in any significant way All this gives the impression that a completed Man Without ualities would have to be several

read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB º Robert Musil

Lished in two elegant volumes is the first to present Musil's complete text including material that remained unpublished during his lifetim. Revolutionary views I m afraid I must admit that I m by no means an out and out opponent of revolutionary views Short of an actual revolution of course Even the outright reactionaries pretend to dig the new until the new starts breaking the old order of things And The Man Without ualities is groundbreaking in everything and in all directions It practically revolutionises an outlook at the entire existing order of things The hospital aide clothed in lily white who with the help of acids thins out a patient s stool in a white china dish in order to obtain a purple smear rubbing it until the right hue rewards her attention is already living whether she knows it or not in a world open to change than is the young lady who shudders at the sight of the same stuff in the street Relativity and uncertainty principle rule in the world so everything depends on the vantage point and attitude of observer And even the simplest thing is always seen by different pe