ASYLUM OF DR. CALIGARI

ASYLUM OF DR. CALIGARI

Book - 2017
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If you think today's profiteers are diabolical, blink again.

It is the summer of 1914. As the world teeters on the brink of the Great War, a callow American painter, Francis Wyndham, arrives at a renowned European insane asylum, where he begins offering art therapy under the auspices of Alessandro Caligari--sinister psychiatrist, maniacal artist, alleged sorcerer. And determined to turn the impending cataclysm to his financial advantage, Dr. Caligari will--for a price--allow governments to parade their troops past his masterpiece: a painting so mesmerizing it can incite entire regiments to rush headlong into battle.

The Asylum of Dr. Caligari is a timely tale that is by turns funny and erotic, tender and bayonet-sharp--but ultimately emerges as a love letter to that mysterious, indispensible thing called art.
Publisher: Tachyon Publications 2017
ISBN: 9781616962654
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER
Characteristics: 192 p

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