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Could drugs offer a new way of seeing the world? In 1953, in the presence of an investigator, Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gramme of mescalin, sat down and waited to see what would happen. When he opened his eyes everything, from the flowers in a vase to the creases in his trousers, was transformed. His account of his experience, and his vision for all that psychedelics could offer to mankind, has influenced writers, artists and thinkers around the world. The unabridged text of The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world''s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human Also in the Vintage Minis series: Drinking by John Cheever Swimming by Roger Deakin Eating by Nigella Lawson Desire by Haruki Murakami


Concise, evocative, wise and, above all, humane, The Doors of Perception is a masterpiece Sunday Times

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Authors Aldous Huxley
Publisher Vintage UK
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 01.06.2017
EAN 9781784872748
ISBN 978-1-78487-274-8
No. of pages 80
Dimensions 110 mm x 178 mm x 5 mm
Series Vintage Minis
Vintage Classics
Vintage Minis
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature > Essays, feuilletons, literary criticism, interviews
Fiction > Poetry, drama
Humanities, art, music > Philosophy > General, dictionaries
Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Medicine

Prose: non-fiction, LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays, Biography and non-fiction prose, Drug-Induced States

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