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My Sister, My Spouse: A Biography of Lou Andreas-Salomé

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Unknown Binding, 320 pages
Published January 1st 1974 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 1967)
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lisa_emily
Jul 17, 2008 lisa_emily rated it liked it
Recommends it for: those searching for the muse
Surprisingly, I found this book while browsing through the "new" Shakespeare & Co. bookstore in Paris (not the famous one founded by Sylvia Beach). I did not even know that an English-language bio of Lou Andreas-Salome even existed. The book looks like it was self-published in1963, since it does not have a publisher listed.

Overall, the bio is straightforward and quite linear, following Andreas-Salome's life; from childhood to death. And it is a remarkable life; Andreas-Salome lived in an ex
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Alan Lindsay
Jan 03, 2014 Alan Lindsay rated it really liked it
I'd give the book 3 1/2 stars if that were an option. Anyone interested or even curious about Lou Salome would have to read the book. And her life makes such an intriguing story that even the occasional lapses in prose don't significantly mar the book. It lacks the scholarly rigor of "Frau Lou," but then it's much more readable and a better introduction to the woman's life and work. Chapter 17 alone is worth the whole book, though all the preceding chapters are useful in setting up the first ch ...more
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Apr 24, 2015 Michel Van Goethem rated it liked it
My Sister, My Spouse: A Biography of Lou Andreas-Salomé
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Véronique
Jul 27, 2011 Véronique rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Une des plus belle biographie jamais écrite.
Megan
May 24, 2012 Megan rated it really liked it
very interesting
life of Lou Salome.
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Loved this book.
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