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I wanted some recent information on Marx. This book does that and to some extent relates his theses to today's world. Read morePublished on January 4, 2014 by Anna O. Graeber
An excellent easy read,showing the "true" character of Marx the man, not the monster as he is so often portrayed by some who do so because of his revolutionary ideas. Read morePublished on December 13, 2013 by foxx
I bought this book expecting it to be a definitive new biography of Karl Marx. No. It's a silly little nothing by a silly young Brit who got Christopher Hitchens to give him a... Read morePublished on August 9, 2013 by Constant Reader
Wheen is scholarly without being pretentious--I think I only had to lookup two words. And he treats his readers with respect. Read morePublished on July 11, 2013 by Harry Hauca
It was not what I thought it would be about Karl Marx. It was more about his emotional and personal life, I was not looking for this information as I ordered this book for my... Read morePublished on July 12, 2012 by MK
After reading this book, the reader wants to have a beer with Karl Marx. That may sound strange, but this is what Wheen does. Read morePublished on July 28, 2010 by Ferinha
Wheen tries to follow a current fashion and divorce the man and the politics. This is often done to Marxists because authors don't want to show what the theory of Marxism is. Read morePublished on January 18, 2007 by Hoka Hey
If you want the best inside look of the man,Karl Marx, this is it.There are no weighty theories or politicial axioms edified in this cornerstone book. Read morePublished on September 19, 2006 by Magickal Merlin
As the reader below observed, this book was a chilling read. Marx was a very strange fellow and this reading this book felt like surveying the scene of a car accident. Read morePublished on December 23, 2002 by Kevin Currie-Knight