Nothing Is True - Everything Is Permitted: The Life of Brion Gysin
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Nothing Is True - Everything Is Permitted: The Life of Brion Gysin

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The multimedia artist, poet and novelist Brion Gysin may be the most influential cultural figure of the twentieth century that most people have never heard of.

Gysin (1916–1986) was an English-born, Canadian-raised, naturalized American of Swiss descent, who lived most of his life in Morocco and France. He went everywhere when the going was good. He dabbled with surrealism...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by The Disinformation Company
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Now the sunshine has been unbottled and layered across my part of the British Isles, I'm off on a book-journey to the hot lands of Araby, about to delve deeper into the life of Brion Gysin and distill some of his creative/magickal strategies! Having spent time myself in Paris, Tangier and the High Atlas, I'm expecting a Djintastick literary exploration!
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