Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson: All and Everything, First Series
||Gurdjieff, G. I.
||Penguin Publishing Group
||PHI022000, REL047000, PHI013000
9781101153437, Related ISBNs: 0140194738, 0525052224, 0525248471, 0525473483, 0670841250
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Synopsis: With Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson, G. I. Gurdjieff intended to "destroy, mercilessly . . . the beliefs and views about everything existing in the world." This novel beautifully brings to life the visions of humanity for which Gurdjieff has become esteemed. Beelzebub, a man of worldly (and other-worldly) wisdom, shares with his grandson the anecdotes, personal philosophies, and lessons learned from his own life.The reader is given a detailed discussion of all matters physical, natural, and spiritual, from the creation of the cosmos to man's teleological purpose in the universe. This edition of Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson--the first single-volume paperback to appear in English--restores the original, authoritative translation.
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