Publish date: October 5th 2010
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
The fact is, there's nothing more scandalous than a miracle in the realm of science. Three of history's greatest physicists meet in a drawing-room: Newton, Einstein and Möbius. Newton has a bottle of cognac hidden in the fireplace. Einstein has just strangled a woman to death. And Möbius is being vi...
Vor über 5 Jahren mussten wir das Buch im Deutschunterricht lesen und da eine Freundin und ich in alten Zeitem geschwelgt haben, hab ich mir das Buch nochmal vorgenommen. Da es ein Theaterstück ist, sind die örtlichen Beschreibungen sehr bildhaft aber kurz und knapp. Die Charaktere sind interessant ...
9780394172460Blurb: Samantha Bond stars as a psychiatrist in this classic European farce by Friedrich Dürrenmatt about three theoretical physicists who believe they are Einstein, Newton and Möbius. They are locked in a lunatic asylum and each gets tangled in vicious murders. Amidst all the jokes is ...
A rather too simplistic message - the responsibilities of scientists and their inventions (but as it was written at the height of the cold war, not surprising), written in an original way with some great and memorable characters.
This 1962 play is part of the wave of pessimism that followed the invention of the atomic bomb, one of the rare occasions in history that the total extinction of humanity has seemed like a real possibility. On the one hand, some thinkers stressed the essential warlike nature of humanity, as in Rober...
Share this Book