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Jeremy

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  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra

  • By: Fredrich Nietzsche
  • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 57

Also sprach Zarathustra was conceived and written by Friedrich Nietzsche during the years 1881-1885; the first three Parts were published in 1883 and 1884. The book formed part of his "campaign against morality", in which Nietzsche explored the ethical consequences of the "death of God".

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best translation

  • By Jeremy on 08-17-05

Not the best translation

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-17-05

It's a shame the producers of this audiobook used the outdated and often misleading translation of Thomas Common. If you want a more authentic version, either read the original German or find Walter Kaufmann's translation--considered the most thorough and definitive rendering of this classic text.

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