Journey To Ixtlan - The Lessons Of Don Juan
Journey To Ixtlan The Lessons Of Don Juan Author:Carlos Castaneda "Makes hypnotic reviews. Castaneda is a brilliant, self-mocking, and - one assumes, despite the weirdness of the narrative - truthful storyteller. The account of his apprenticeship to Don Juan, with grueling desert marches and arduous disciplines, apparitions and struggles in fog and bright sunlight, as well as some mind-wrenching magic tricks... more », makes hypnotic reading . . . Above all, Journey to Ixtlan is an astonishing document of friendship and moral responsibility. Castaneda's meeting with Don Juan now seems one of the most fortunate literary encounters since Boswell was introduced to Dr. Johnson." - Robert Hughes, Times.« less
Despite the fact that the 30 years which have intervened since I first read this book, and the cynicism I've accrued, this book packs a serious wallop. The Don Juan series of books always gives me a shiver and a peak into a different world.