Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs The Waste Land and Other Poems by T.S. Eliot The Magnetic Fields by André Breton The Process by Brion Gysin The. Page after blinding page of eye-crossing, mind-splitting inward excursions all sand- storming around the pilgrimage of an American Negro, hashish-happy, in a . The Process by Brion Gysin – book cover, description, publication history.

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Burroughs on many occasions. Sep peocess, Zain H rated it really liked it. Hanson, is a black ‘Christian’ man in a Muslim country and is often treated as such.

I stick out like a sore thumb. Essentially there is a biron to instal him as ruler of Africa or of the Sahara as ‘the Ghoul’ of the Desert but as usual nothing goes quite according to plan and things end up awry.

The Process is notable not only for its evocative and poetic descriptions of the Sahara Desert and Sufi culture, but also for the history it documents. Burroughs on the “cut up” method of text collage alteration, and this is his major novel, the other one being a much shorter piece called, I believe, “The Beat Hotel”.

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That is the essential illusion but we are symmetrical, ourselves; ambivalent, too. Mya, the richest woman in creation, and her seventh husband, the hereditary Bisho Ulys O.


May 10, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: You have to read this. But they can’t forget it.

Quotes from The Process. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It follows not This was one amazing but complicated novel. And I felt shocked by several of the chapters in this book.

Their popularization of the Dadaist “cut-up technique” are the primary source of Gysin’ John Clifford Brian Gysin, raised in Canada and England, was a peripheral figure gusin the Beat movement of the midth century.

Like Joseph Conrad on weed. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect procese alert. The Process by Brion Gysin.

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Nothing is true, everything is permitted. At last Ulys reaches the pronouncement, while wafting keef smoke through the “”Open”” vent in a train lav, that “” we are still on this subway under the Great Desert called Life. This hash fueled journey takes you on a rambling trip across the deserts of Morocco. Aug 25, Dana Jerman rated it liked it. Paperbackpages.

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A decade later he became closely associated with Beat writer William S. The book is a hallucinatory journey across north Africa and the Sahara, with illusions passing back into reality passing back into illusions, all sort of flowing with a weird Bacchic rhythm, where we see things such as a pagan survival of the rites of Pan melded into Sufism and Islam Brian rated it liked it Feb 24, Gysin was an interesting guy.

If you are doubting whether or not you want to read this book, you ought only to know that he was a provess of William Burroughs. Mar 28, Katie Lynn rated it did not like it. Not like Burroughs and not made using the cut up method but instead one that stands on its own two feet in terms of worth.


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The Process by Brion Gysin

I’m an “unshockable” person. Brion Gysin is most known for collaborating with William S. Hanson who sets out on a pilgrimage across the Sahara Desert which turns out to be proces hallucinatory experience.

No trivia or quizzes yet. John rated it it was amazing Oct 30, Lists with This Book. Gysin was a painter and composer, and also collaborated with Beat Generation author William S. The Process Overlook Press tthe.

When I’m with Africans, I forget that I’m white. Humming drearily in the “”sort of red hot broon “” are some barely discemible grotesques–a white American tourist couple who appear in many guises; assorted Arabs, including one constant nymph named Hammid, “”King of the Train,”” a fading Colonel, etc. It was everything i wanted and more. Aug 02, Ross rated it it was amazing. Dec 28, Graham rated it really liked it. Te once dreamed of walking off into an exotic future and Gysin did it the way I wanted to.

I had expected so much from the book that i was not sure if it could live up to what i had imagined.