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Beyond the Robot: The Life and Work of Colin Wilson by Gary Lachman

By Gary Lachman

Historian Gary Lachman grants a desirable, rollicking biography of literary and cultural insurgent Colin Wilson, essentially the most adventurous, hopeful, and least understood intellects of the prior century.

You will embark at the highbrow trip of an entire life during this rediscovery of the existence and paintings of author, insurgent, and social experimenter Colin Wilson (1931-2013).

Author of the vintage The Outsider, Wilson, throughout his 118 books, purveyed a philosophy of brain energy and human capability that made him one of many least understood and most vital voices of the 20th century. Wilson helped bring in the cultural revolution of the Nineteen Sixties along with his landmark paintings, The Outsider, released in 1956. The Outsider used to be an clever, meticulous, and exceptional research of nonconformity in all points of lifestyles. Wilson, ultimately, turned a prolific and exceptional historian of the occult, offering a iteration of readers with a dependable and scholarly access element to an international of mysteries.

Now, acclaimed historian Gary Lachman, a chum of Wilson and a student of his paintings, presents a rare and pleasant biography that delves into the lifestyles, idea, and evolution of 1 of the best highbrow rebels and underrated visionaries of the 20th century.

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