NOTES FROM HAMPSTEAD is a map of the late Nobel Laureate Elias Canetti's thinking. Canetti draws on the troubled period following the death of his ...Show synopsisNOTES FROM HAMPSTEAD is a map of the late Nobel Laureate Elias Canetti's thinking. Canetti draws on the troubled period following the death of his wife and the publication of his masterwork of social theory, CROWDS AND POWER. Wide-ranging in form and content, the book is suffused with Canetti's uncommon intelligence, his rage at the defects of the spirit, and an unquenchable thirst for elusive truths.Hide synopsis
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