The Song Itself: A Gnostic Remembrance

The Song Itself: A Gnostic Remembrance

by Yäq Cuartz


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Translated from the Coptic, Pig Latin, Aramaic and Greek by Yäq Cuartz, "The Song Itself" is the memoir of a nameless and sexless messenger whose memory and world are set ablaze by contact with an ancient Gnostic codex. After witnessing the aftermath of a brutal murder ignited by the codex, the protagonist must face a cult of arson-loving linguists, a luthier-psychopomp, an Egyptian alchemist and a Dionysian ghost. Religious, mystical and philosophical elements burn in dreams, conversations and events while the narrator seems to be withholding a ghastly truth. Sacrilegious and controversial, "The Song Itself" is a caffeine ingesting, chain smoking tour through an absurd world that is about to explode into flames.

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ISBN-13: 9780615173122
Publisher: TheSongItself
Publication date: 02/25/2008
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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