Alix Stricklin's Reviews > The Life of Goethe
The Life of Goethe
Alix Stricklin's review
Sep 11, 2009
This author is obviously enamoured of Goethe. BUT, other one chapter that rambled on - passionately - defending Goethe's incorrect and pigheaded stance on optics, this is an excellent book. It does a really good job of conveying the times, his peers, political activities in Germany and surrounding countries, his family issues - really all encompassing. And, even though it is very dated, it is quite readable.
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