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Bedlam

4.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by Sternberg Press (first published 2006)
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John
Mar 21, 2013 John rated it it was amazing
"My head is so full of terrible thoughts that at times I have truly doubted my own reason. I have begun to believe that paintings are not imaginary things, while the world I move through is constructed entirely from shadows."
In 1842 painter Richard Dadd toured Europe and the Middle East. In Egypt he becomes an Osiris worshipper, then returns home to London, stabs his father to death and gets locked up in Bedlam. All true - except maybe the bit about Osiris, but then, this is a novel. And a damn
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Steffi
Über das titelgebende berühmte Irrenhaus in London wird kaum ewas gesagt, dennoch sind die Eindrücke die Dadd, bei der Reise durch Europa bis nach Ägypten beschreibt sehr einprägsam.
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