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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My library Help Advanced Book Search. As such, Gurdjieff is portrayed in a more playful, not to gkrdjieff fallible ligh 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.

Jimmy rated it it was amazing Mar 21, I have read many accounts of his students, but this one ranks near the top both from the perspectives shared of day to day life and spiritual learnings.


A fondness for the man himself illuminates these pages, but Peters is also fairly scathing toward the pomposity of grdjieff residents adoration of ‘The Master’. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Byohood.

Peters is an excellent writer, and this is a vibrant and witty evocation of life around Gurdjieff in the ‘s. Peters was among the few to whom Gurdjieff gave individual lessons on the teaching.


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Joe Fee rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Aug 15, Ben rated it really liked it. 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.

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