Complete Essays, 1939-1956

by Aldous Huxley

Complete Essays, 1939-1956

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Desert Flowers: Three Books That Are Anything But Dry

"The Desert," from the fifth volume of Aldous Huxley's Complete Essays, is Huxley at his most brilliant. He explores the desert both physically and metaphysically — the desert of the flesh and the desert of the spirit — from his perch in the Mojave cabin where he lived for several years in the 1940s. He opens with a reference to Christian mystic Meister Eckhart, a radical 13th century theologian who conceives the divine as "a sheer pure absolute One" — an experience that comes into

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