The Interpretation of Murder

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A dazzling literary thriller - the story of Sigmund Freud assisting a Manhattan murder investigation. Think SHADOW OF THE WIND meets THE HISTORIAN. THE INTERPRETATION OF MURDER is an inventive "tour de force" inspired by Sigmund Freud's 1909 visit ...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/02/12
As a thriller, the book is passable. The plot is quick enough, the characters intriguing enough, the twists and turns surprising enough.But as a detective novel, it is laughable. A good detective novel should make you want to solve the mystery ...Continua
Ha scritto il 20/05/10
I was interested enough to read it to the end But I didn't find the writing inspired. I would not seek out another book by the same author. There were interesting ideas about life, at the end. Discussion of whether we can be authentic or are always ...Continua
Ha scritto il 19/07/09
Set during Freud's visit to New York around the turn of the last century this novel works reasonably well,but the writing is at times very clumsy and uninvolving.Every now and then the narrative stops and the author presents us with a great slab of ...Continua
Ha scritto il 06/03/09
This novel - with a far-fetched plot - is based to a large extent on the visit that Sigmund Freud made to New York in 1909. It starts off well and has the makings of a good detective story, but the psychoanalyses introduced into the plot tends to ...Continua
Ha scritto il 04/03/08
I expected Jed Rubenfeld's The Interpretation of Murder to be a thinking person's who's-the-killer novel, largely because he incorporated Sigmund Freud's 1909 trip to America as part and parcel of the story.In the end, however, I was disappointed.

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