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The doors of perception : and, Heaven and hell

Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1953, in the presence of an investigator, Aldous Huxley took four- tenths of a gramme of mescaline, sat down and waited to see what would happen. Huxley described his experience in 'The Doors of Perception' and its sequel 'Heaven and Hell'. This joint volume has a foreword by J.G. Ballard.
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Genre/Form: Classical fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldous Huxley
ISBN: 0099458209 9780099458203
OCLC Number: 56467892
Notes: The doors of perception originally published: Chatto & Windus, 1954; Heaven and hell originally published: Chatto & Windus, 1956.
Description: 125 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The doors of perception --
Heaven and hell.
Other Titles: Heaven and hell
Responsibility: Aldous Huxley ; with a foreword by J.G. Ballard ; and a biographical introduction by David Bradshaw.

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"Concise, evocative, wise and, above all, humane, The Doors of Perception is a masterpiece" * Sunday Times * "There is nothing the pen of Huxley touches which it does not illuminate, and as the Read more...

 
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