Books: The Great Destroyer

THE PASSIONS OF THE MIND by Irving Stone. 808 pages. Doubleday. $10.

Dr. Sigmund Freud was not the luckiest of men. After making the century's biggest breakthrough in the direction of mental health, he was denounced for his pains as "a sexual maniac" and "the Antichrist." Later his leading disciples deserted him. Then at the height of his fame he was hit by an incurable cancer and died without witnessing the full impact of his ideas. Though only 32 years have passed since his death, that impact now seems largely spent, and Freud himself sometimes...

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