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As Burroughs says on the front cover to my paperback copy, “this is a book you will profess to re-read”. Nothing is true, everything is permitted.

One of the most amazing books I’ve ever read. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. This page was last edited on 31 Julyat Brion is quite an hte force within the book because he is not represented by any one character but speaks through each, there is a piece of Brion within every character that you encounter in th novel.

It follows not only his wayward journey but the serpentine criss-crossing travels of companions or other semi-protagonists of this highly original and creative novel.

Easily THE most underrated prose writer from the Beat Generation period and one of the must underrated artists of the 2nd half of the 20th Century – and I’ll stand on Picasso’s atelier table with my boots on and say that.

Print Hardcover and Paperback. While he appears to lack some of the rigid discipline of a traditional novelist who would follow a more linear plot, he more than makes up for this proxess through by creating these sub-plots or short hysin and slowly weaving them together, criss-crossing them with even greater skill and broin and speed and mayhem until you are reading this beautiful ‘fabric’ which we could describe as a novel.


May 13, James rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I suspect that this book is part-autobiographical, trailing Gysin’s restless and meandering treks throughout the Sahara with his special pouch filled with keef.

Dec 28, Graham rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about The Processplease sign up. You just have to experience it. The story is full of magic and if you have read anything about the life of Gysin you will know that he writes what he knows. Be the first to discover new talent! Set between the beautiful sands of the Sahara and the dreamy streets of the Tangiers it is just as Burroughs stated, “start to briln and you will find that it reads itself.

Gysin was an interesting guy. Hanson who sets out on a pilgrimage across the Sahara Desert which turns out to be a hallucinatory experience.

Feb 09, Ralph Scriabin rated it it was amazing. The Process, by Brion Gysin. Gill rated it did not like it Oct 08, Garry McLaughlin rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Procfss the way, there is a lot of hashish, some peyote, and dancing, music processs hallucinatory trances. It’s hard to explain. Mya, the richest woman in creation, and her seventh husband, the hereditary Bisho Ulys O.

One of my few ‘multiple’ reads. Quotes from The Process. Hanson, is a black ‘Christian’ man in a Muslim country and is often treated as such.

You have to read this. And I felt shocked by several of the chapters in this book.


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Apr 09, Tim Thelen rated it did not like it. If you are doubting whether or not you want to read this book, you ought only to know that he was a friend of William Burroughs.

Jan 31, Frank Farrell rated it did not like it. His prose is immaculate, beautiful and quite elegant. Please provide an email address. Jul 05, Cynthia marked it as to-read.

The Process

Mar 28, Katie Lynn rated it did not like it. Thompsonbut with more camels. Paperbackpages. I stick out like a sore thumb. This novel tells of the travels in Tangiers and through the Sahara of Ulysses O. Page after blinding page of eye-crossing, mind-splitting inward excursions all sand- storming around the pilgrimage of an American Negro, hashish-happy, in a real or imagined Sahara. Views Read Edit View history.

Their popularization of the Dadaist “cut-up technique” are the primary source of Gysin’s literary fame. For having no illustrations it is hhe a visionary work of art. This novel tells of the travels in Tangiers and throu Like Joseph Conrad on weed. I once dreamed of walking off into an exotic future and Gysin did it the way I wanted to. A truly tremendous book.

Jan 23, Remi rated it really liked it. I don’t know quite where to start and I don’t know quite procesx to think about this highly original and quirky tale.