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Publisher Comments:

In this volume, which reaffirms the uncompromising brilliance of his mind, Cioran strips the human condition down to its most basic components, birth and death, suggesting that disaster lies not in the prospect of death but in the fact of birth, "that laughable accident." In the lucid, aphoristic style that characterizes his work, Cioran writes of time and death, God and religion, suicide and suffering, and the temptation to silence. In all his writing, Cioran cuts to the heart of the human experience.

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"The writing is superb, utterly nuanced with its quizzical irony and despair, and the intellectual pathos of cynicism." Washington Post Book World

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559704625
Translator:
Howard, Richard
Author:
Howard, Richard
Author:
Cioran, E. M.
Publisher:
Arcade Publishing
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Philosophy, modern
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1st Arcade paperback ed.
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.22x5.37x.64 in. .55 lbs.

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