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Henry James’ Midnight Song

Henry James’ Midnight Song

Author(s): Carol de Chellis Hill

Location(s): Vienna

Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

Era(s): 19th Century



This novel is set in Fin de Siecle Vienna and is populated with real characters – Henry James, Edith Wharton. The women of Vienna are dying – some by murder, some by suicide. During Dr. Freud’s absence in Paris, a body is found in his study but disappears as quickly as it was discovered. Or was it a manifestation of hysteria?

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This is a fascinating compilation of characters, set in Freud’s house, the fate of the Jews becomes part of the story, and it is a well written and throughtful book.

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