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Miserable miracle; mescaline.

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"This book is an exploration. By means of words, signs, drawings. Mescaline, the subject explored." In Miserable Miracle , the great French poet and artist Henri Michaux, a confirmed teetotaler, tells of his life-transforming first encounters with a powerful hallucinogenic drug. At once lacerating and weirdly funny, challenging and Chaplinesque, his book is a breathtaking vision of interior space and a piece of stunning writing wrested from the grip of the unspeakable. Includes forty pages of black-and-white drawings ...

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Miserable Miracle: Mescaline
2002, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590170014

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