By G. I. Gurdjieff
Publish 12 months note: First released in 1950
The educating of G. I. Gurdjieff (1866-1949) has turn out to be well-known as the most unique, enduring, and penetrating of our century. whereas Gurdjieff used many various capacity to transmit his imaginative and prescient of the human obstacle and human risk, he gave unique significance to his said masterwork, Beelzebub's stories to His Grandson.
Beelzebub's stories is an ocean of tale and of principles that you could probe for a life-time. it truly is majestic in scale and content material, challengingly creative in prose variety, and, for these very purposes, usually approached with apprehension. the 1st English language variation of the Russian unique seemed in 1950. on account that then, readers have well-known the necessity for a revised translation that might make clear the verbal floor whereas respecting the author's personal suggestion and elegance.
This revised edition, in coaching for a few years below the course of Gurdjieff's closest student, Jeanne de Salzmann, meets this want. initially released in 1992, this translation bargains a brand new event of Gurdjieff's masterpiece for modern readers. it really is awarded in a robust textile version that echoes its unique booklet.