Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s death has rather drawn attention away from the passing on December 5th of one of Britain’s more original and odder modern writers, Colin Wilson (1931-2013), who after a lonely and marginalized youth, was catapulted to intellectual stardom at age 24 with the publication of his seminal study on the newly fashionable doctrine of [...]

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