The Lie of the Truth - Rene Daumal

Hanuman Editions


The Lie of the Truth by René Daumal / tiny (!) 64-page paperback with jacket, 3 x 4.2 inches, reprint from the revived Hanuman Editions / ISBN 9798989378050

I also may have some of the volume 1 boxsets available.


In this brief, dense essay, Daumal bids us to resist the very notion of the truth, and to recognize it as an artistic and metaphysical dead-end.

René Daumal (1908-1944) was a French poet and writer often associated with surrealism (though he fought against the label), spiritualism, and 'pataphysics. He is perhaps best remembered for the posthumously published novel, Mount Analogue (1952).

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