The Conspiracy Against The Human Race

The Conspiracy Against The Human Race

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2010 Bram Stoker Award Nominee for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction.
The Conspiracy against the Human Race is renowned horror writer Thomas Ligotti's first work of nonfiction. Through impressively wide-ranging discussions of and reflections on literary and philosophical works of a pessimistic bent, he shows that the greatest horrors are not the products of our imagination. The worst and most plentiful horrors are instead to be found in reality. Mr. Ligotti's calm, but often bloodcurdling turns of phrase, evoke the dreadfulness of the human condition. Those who cannot bear the truth will pretend this is another work of fiction, but in doing so they perpetuate the conspiracy of the book's title. --David Benatar, author of Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence;Department of Philosophy, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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ISBN-13: 9780984480272
Publisher: Hippocampus Press
Publication date: 05/04/2011
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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ivonapoyntz on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
fantastic polemic on good vs evil and the quest for the meaning of life