Literary Nonfiction. Essays. First published in 1965, this iconic collection by a great philosopher contains essays on David Lindsay, L.H. Myers, George Bernard Shaw, Ayn Rand & Henry Williamson, among others. Wilson's eclectic style is displayed in essays that range over John Cowper Powys and Ernest Hemingway, Nietzche and the modern novel. In print again for the first time, this edition brings to light new studies in existentialism from a great master.
Colin Wilson was born in the East Midlands city of Leicester in 1931. After the phenomenal success of his first book The Outsider in 1956, he moved to Cornwall where he pursued a successful career as a writer, producing over 150 titles in fifty-five years. Essentially an existentialist philosopher, he has also written on crime, psychology, sex, the occult, literature, music, unexplained phenomena, history, pre-history and over 20 novels in various genres. He died in December 2013.Author City: St. Austell UNK