The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell
ISBN: 0061729078
EAN13: 9780061729072
Language: English
Pages: 185
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Paperback

The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell

Book Overview
Half an hour after swallowing the drug I became aware of a slow dance of golden lights . . . Among the most profound explorations of the effects of mind-expanding drugs ever written, here are two complete classic books-- The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell --in which Aldous Huxley, author of the bestselling Brave New World , reveals the mind's remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness. This new edition also features an additional essay, Drugs That Shape Men's Minds, which is now included for the first time.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Half an hour after swallowing the drug I became aware of a slow dance of golden lights . . . Among the most profound explorations of the effects of mind-expanding drugs ever written, here are two complete classic books-- The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell --in which Aldous Huxley, author of the bestselling Brave New World , reveals the mind's remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness. This new edition also features an additional essay, Drugs That Shape Men's Minds, which is now included for the first time.
From the front Cover In 1953, Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gram of the drug Mescalin, sat down and waited to see what would happen. When he opened his eyes everything was transformed. He describes his experience in The Doors of Perception and its sequel Heaven and Hell.