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A Voyage to Arcturus

by David Lindsay

Well, Darius, that just reveals the limited reach of your mind. Arcturus is a philosophical allegory, a post-Nietzschean Pilgrim's Progress. The inadequacy of successive perceptions is the point- all, ultimately is illusion, facade and suffering. 20th century Gnosticism? A multidimensional Zen mandala? Probably both, and more.

Look elsewhere for phasers or lightsabers.

Reviewed on 2009.05.04

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