'All the more powerful for its author's scholarly but nimble style' Observer 'Kerr tells the story of Spielrein's life with great narrative skill, and argues persuasively for the importance of her work... Should be read by anyone with an interest in the cultural history of the 20th century.' Mail on Sunday 'Has all the elements of a juicy novel... riveting... Kerr's style is erudite and elegant.' Newsday 'A huge scholarly work... Gripping.' New York Times Book Review
About the Author
John Kerr was trained as a clinical psychologist at New York University. He is an editor at The Analytic Press, a scholarly press specialising in works on psychoanalysis, and was co-editor and a contributor to Freud and the History of Psychoanalysis. He divides his time between Boston and New York City.