Filled with sex and violence--in and out of time and space--the three books of The Illuminatus are only partly works of the imagination. They tackle all the coverups of our time--from who really shot the Kennedys to why there's a pyramid on a one-dollar bill.
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Robert Joseph Shea was an American novelist and former journalist best known as co-author with Robert Anton Wilson of the science fantasy trilogy Illuminatus!. It became a cult success and was later turned into a marathon-length stage show put on at the British National Theatre and elsewhere. In 1986 it won the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award. Shea went on to write several action novels based in exotic historical settings. Robert Anton Wilson was an American author and polymath who became at various times a novelist, philosopher, psychologist, essayist, editor, playwright, poet, futurist, civil libertarian and self-described agnostic mystic. Recognized as an episkopos, pope, and saint of Discordianism, Wilson helped publicize the group through his writings, interviews, and strolls. Wilson described his work as an "attempt to break down conditioned associations, to look at the world in a new way, with many models recognized as models or maps, and no one model elevated to the truth". His goal being "to try to get people into a state of generalized agnosticism, not agnosticism about God alone but agnosticism about everything"About the Author:
Novelist, journalist and former Playboy editor, ROBERT SHEA was the author of the Illuminatus! trilogy (with Robert Anton Wilson); All Things Are Lights; Shaman; From No Man's Land, To Plaza del Logo; The Saracen; and many other works.
Kathleen's journey into quilting the Peanuts characters began when, at an early age, her mother taught her to sew. In the 1960s, Charles Schulz's Peanuts gang was becoming a part of everyone's world, and Snoopy was quickly becoming Kathleen's best friend! In 1984, Kathleen graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in design from the Fashion Institute of Technology and later obtained a law degree from St. John's University. She has authored several articles in journals and periodicals.
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