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Blinding Light

Paperback. Pub Date :2006-6-1 Pages: 438 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt From the New York Times best-selling author Paul Theroux. Blinding Light is a slyly satirical novel of manners and mindexpansion Slade Steadman. a writer who has lost. . his chops. setsout for the Ecuadorian jungle with his ex-girlfriend in search ofinspiration and a rare hallucinogen The drug. once found. heightens both his powers of perception and his libido. but it alsoleaves him with an unfortunate side effect: periodic blindness. Unable to resist the insights that enable him to write again. Steadman spends the next year of his life in thrall to hispsychedelic muse and his erotic fantasies. with consequences thatare both ecstatic and disastrous Contents:. Drug TourBlinding LightThe Book of RevelationBook TourThe Blind Mans WifeThe River of Light

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