By G. I. Gurdjieff
Publish yr note: First released in 1950
The instructing of G. I. Gurdjieff (1866-1949) has emerge as well-known as the most unique, enduring, and penetrating of our century. whereas Gurdjieff used many alternative potential to transmit his imaginative and prescient of the human obstacle and human probability, he gave precise value to his said masterwork, Beelzebub's stories to His Grandson.
Beelzebub's stories is an ocean of tale and of rules that you can still probe for a life-time. it truly is majestic in scale and content material, challengingly creative in prose variety, and, for these very purposes, frequently approached with apprehension. the 1st English language version of the Russian unique seemed in 1950. because then, readers have well-known the necessity for a revised translation that might make clear the verbal floor whereas respecting the author's personal proposal and elegance.
This revised edition, in coaching for a few years below the path of Gurdjieff's closest scholar, Jeanne de Salzmann, meets this want. initially released in 1992, this translation deals a brand new adventure of Gurdjieff's masterpiece for modern readers. it really is provided in a strong fabric version that echoes its unique book.
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He looked in the rearview mirror again. The tarp rose a foot or so, then eased back down. He waited for the lurching shudder of someone's weight on the truck bed, but it never came. Dud watched for a black form to leap over the tailgate and merge with the darkness, but he knew he wouldn't see it. Not in the mirror. His stomach boiled and he tasted bile in the back of his throat. He would have given his eyetooth for a roll of Turns at that moment. His hands clenched the steering wheel nervously.
Kiefer Sutherland was snarling into the camera, fangs exposed and eyes glowing an ugly blood red. Dud closed his eyes and took a deep breath. Then he opened them and glanced in the Dodge's rearview mirror. He could see the reflection of the truck's back window and the bed just beyond. Dud could faintly make out the dark bulge of a canvas tarp draped over something long and rectangular. Dud thought of what lay underneath that tarpaulin, as well as his reason for being there. Just thinking about it made him skittish.