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By James Morrow

should you imagine today’s profiteers are diabolical, blink again.

It is the summer time of 1914. because the international teeters near to the nice conflict, a callow American painter, Francis Wyndham, arrives at a popular eu insane asylum, the place he starts providing artwork remedy lower than the auspices of Alessandro Caligari—sinister psychiatrist, maniacal artist, alleged sorcerer. And made up our minds to show the approaching cataclysm to his monetary virtue, Dr. Caligari will—for a price—allow governments to parade their troops previous his masterpiece: a portray so enthralling it will probably incite whole regiments to hurry headlong into conflict.

The Asylum of Dr. Caligari is a well timed story that's by way of turns humorous and erotic, soft and bayonet-sharp—but finally emerges as a love letter to that mysterious, indispensible factor referred to as art.

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