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Blinding Light: A Novel by Paul Theroux PDF

By Paul Theroux

ISBN-10: 0618418865

ISBN-13: 9780618418862

ISBN-10: 0618711961

ISBN-13: 9780618711963

Slade Steadman's lone opus, released two decades in the past, was once Trespassing, a cult vintage approximately his travels via dozens of nations with no advantage of passport. together with his soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend Ava in tow, Steadman units out for Ecuador’s jungle looking for an extraordinary hallucinogenic drug and the remedy for his writer’s block. Amid a gang of thrill-seeking travelers, he reveals his drug and his thought yet is beset with an unnerving facet effect—periodic blindness. His global is altered profoundly: Ava remains by way of his part, he writes an erotic, autobiographical novel with the drug serving as muse, and he returns to stardom.
Steadman turns into hooked on the drug and the insights it presents, purely to have them barren region him, together with his sight. Will he regain his imaginative and prescient? His visions? Or will he forgo the area of his imagining and his ambition?
As Theroux leads us towards the solutions, he makes clean magic out of the venerable intertwined subject matters of sight and perception. He additionally deals incisive, occasionally hilarious takes at the manifold ironies of trip, of trespass and trangession, and of the trimmings of the writer’s life—from the terror of the clean web page to the unforeseen demanding situations of the ebook tour.

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