In Fritz (Finistere) Peters’ charming, tender and quietly hilarious recollections of his adolescent years at Gurdjieff’s Pricure school, the Great Man emerges full of. QR code for Boyhood with Gurdjieff. Title, Boyhood with Gurdjieff. Author, Fritz Peters. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Dutton, Original from, the University of. Fritz Peters, Boyhood With Gurdjieff, Penguin Books, edition. 1) When Fritz at the age of 12 met Gurdjieff he was assigned the job of mowing the lawns.

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Open Preview See a Problem? During his recovery the young boy became his “chair carrier. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. He was “”strong, honest, direct,”” and often quite the opposite. As such, Gurdjieff is portrayed in a more playful, not to mention fallible light than many other ‘reverential’ books written by his followers. Rosehammerman rated it it was amazing Mar 08, It did not fructify, however, and the bewildered author after numerous attempts at “”self-observation”” or “”essence-touching”” and a slight attempt at suicide, left for America.

Fritz Peters spent several years as a child living in Gurdjieff’s community at Fontainebleau, and this is one of the best accounts of that community.

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The Boyhood Beatings of Augustine. Though written as an adult, he masterfully captures the essence of his young mind and experiences with Gurdjieff. Within weeks, however, Wifh suffered a near fatal car crash.

Thoroughly recommended for any one interested in Gurdjieff – as is Fritz Peters excellent sequel, ‘Gurdjieff remembered’. Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson. Brent rated it really liked it Jan 21, Oliver rated it really liked it Jun 06, History of Western Philosophy.

Burnyeat – – Utilitas 13 1: He also was to clean Gurdjieff’s room, no small task as Gurdjieff delighted in wrecking it.

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Joe Fee rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Both sweet and insightful, a wonderful little book for those interested in different accounts gurrdjieff students of GI Gurdjieff. The portraits of the community kids, disciples, visitorsboyhiod the daily Turkish bath, of a lady teacher always passing wind but with extreme politeness, of Gurdjieff as prankster, fox and father-confessor, all have a perfectly pitched plainness, a piercing sincerity gurdjietf them, never once sentimentalizing or souping-up the eccentricities or the exoticisms.


Dick Weaver rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Gurdjieff’s All and Everything: Russian Philosophy in European Philosophy categorize this paper. Peters is an excellent writer, and this is a vibrant and witty evocation of life around Gurdjieff in the ‘s.

Long out of print, this special hardcover reissue of Fritz Peters’ account of his five years with G. A fondness for the man himself illuminates these pages, but Peters grudjieff also fairly scathing toward the pomposity of other residents adoration of ‘The Master’. Return to Book Page. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Boyhood with Gurdjieff Fritz Peters Snippet view – Gurdjieff ranks among the classics of Gurdjieffian literature. Robert Gomez rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Want to Read saving…. Said the writer Henry Miller of Peters’ book, “It’s full of amazing bpyhood and the wisdom of life.