Trousered Apes: Sick Literature in a Sick Society

Trousered Apes: Sick Literature in a Sick Society
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Language: 
ISBN10: 
0870001825
ISBN13: 
9780870001826
Pages: 
169
Published: 
December 28th 1972 by Arlington House
Rating: 
3.45

"Here in England, [this] book began by being more or less bootlegged. Few reviewers noticed it (an honorable exception being C.P. Snow, who dealt with it at length), bookshops didn't stock it, the trade and the literary establishment left it severely alone. The reason is obvious. 'Trousered Apes' (the title is taken from C.S. Lewis) is a cogently argued, highly intelligent and devastatingly effective anatomisation of what passes for culture today, showing that it is nihilistic in purpose, ethically and spiritually vacuous, and Gadarene in destination." ~~Malcolm Muggeridge

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