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    Read Altered States Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky This is the spoiler free review of Altered States by Paddy Chayefsky If you would like to check out the spoiler full review and read about how trippy this book gets in detail please go to was lucky enough to first see the Altered States movie at a special screening on 35mm The movie blew me away It was so unl

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download [E–book] Altered States I recently polled various groups on Google asking if they had read this Altered States seen the film both or neither The majority had seen the film but ignored the book as I hadAs a psychologist who tried sensor

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    Read Altered States Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky There's always a danger with writing a book about science that it will become outdated and too simple over time Fortunately Chayefsky skirts past it by using ancient science and ideas that have been around for a long time This was a fast read with a lot of truths in it truths about human nature and about the vanity fair called academia Whenever someone hits a snag in the conversation or appears dull witted they

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    [E–book] Altered States Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download This book has a pretty curious spot in film history due to the clout of the author and the stubbornness of the chosen director Ken Russell Russell is a notoriously visual director while Chayefsky was a writer's writer The

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    Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky Read Altered States Urgent and practical prose bolstered with dialog that at times feels weighted with jargon while fully acknowledging the supremacy of story and at other times—stabs right into the heart of humanityThe story is dri

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    Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download [E–book] Altered States Altered States is definitely a book of its time published 1978 The core is Man v Himself and I don't think Chayefsky would have made it as an SF author The story is well enough told simply not told well After 180 pages of the protagonist being a stereotypical not uite mad scientist who'll let nothing stand in the way of his resea

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    Read Altered States Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky wrote only this one novel as well as the screenplay for the motion picture so both can be considered as mutually amplifyingI saw the movie when it came out and only read the book when years later

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    [E–book] Altered States Somewhere in here there's a story I want to know Its buried under mounds of useless technical detail translucent and cliched character development and a twist that is handled in such a ham fisted way that I nearly stopped the book completely with less than 50 pages left It really is a shame because the opening seuence to this novel got its hooks into me deeply and uickly The concept of the isolation chamber research int

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    [E–book] Altered States I loved this movie but was always so obsessed with Ken Russell the director I never took realised it was based on this great novel by Paddy ChayefskyIt is a gripping readintelligent and mystifying but accessible perhaps because I saw the movie

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Read Altered States Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Director Ken Russell Some of the events portrayed in this film seem to be based on the studies of the French surrealist author Antonin Artaud; the protagonist visits a tribe of isolated Mexican tribal people participates in their sacred shamanic ritual involving local hallucinogens for the purpose of inves So the author basically interviewed scientists for two years about whatever silliness and then wrote a book about a scientist going to South America to hang out with natives and take magic mushrooms that are the ultimate hallucinogen Then he eats a lizard while he trances out Then he synthesizes the compound and takes it while in isolation tanks He takes so much that turns into a proto caveman ape from the beginning of time and physically manifests a goat to eat it Then he goes on a rampage and beats up a security guard and goes to hang out in a zoo Then he wakes up and tries it again but then turns into explosive white light and the black hole nothingness from the beginning of time But he later beats this because his wife gives him a hug then it got turned into an 80s movie

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Read Altered States Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Tigating the common religious experience Much of the setting of this part of the film also appears to be based on Artaud's description of the natural altho seemingly man made landscape of the people In the movie this was represented by huge stone mushrooms often called hoodoos attributed to the supernatura Somewhere in here there s a story I want to know Its buried under mounds of useless technical detail translucent and cliched character development and a twist that is handled in such a ham fisted way that I nearly stopped the book completely with less than 50 pages left It really is a shame because the opening seuence to this novel got its hooks into me deeply and uickly The concept of the isolation chamber research into the far corners of physiology it had the makings of a cool creepy plot Sadly it just didn t work I wish that I could have Rod Serling re write this because his subtlety would have turned this into one hell of an entry into the Twilight Zone series

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Read Altered States Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook µ Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky µ 4 Download Inspired by the work of John C Lilly Chayefsky spent two years in Boston doing research to write his science fiction novel Altered States HarperCollins 1978 which he adapted for his last screenplay In the film Chayefsky is credited under his real first and middle name Sidney Aaron because of disputes with I recently polled various groups on Google asking if they had read this Altered States seen the film both or neither The majority had seen the film but ignored the book as I hadAs a psychologist who tried sensory deprivation tank and LSD I was anxious to discover what if anything Chayefsky could have written about the then new approach to consciousness researchI was even motivated after learning of the dispute between Paddy Chayefsky and Ken Russell in filming that led Chayefsky to identify himself as screenwriter Sydney AaronI thoroughly enjoyed the book It mirrored the film in many ways and as it happens the imagery of the film helped make the reading even involvingIt is the story or obsession of Dr Edward Eddie Jessup and his longing to search for and find the absolute reality of one s beingChayefsky s research is obvious There are many references to neuroanatomy chemistry and anthropology that could be sticking points for the lay reader But the overall intensity wavered only slightly and I felt an urgency to push through the bookThere are negatives of course Jessup would not have been able to communicate from the tank in a profoundly altered state or his words would have been jumbled his concepts fragmented It also led to an overly simplistic and romanticized ending one limited by Chayefsky s experiences and learning as applied to human consciousnessOverall however Altered States is an underestimated novel Chayefsky dares to push beyond science fiction takes the reader on a daring and heart pounding tour of Eddie Jessup s inner universe although it is overly circumscribed and void of meaning It is a meeting of science science fiction and contradicting Gene Roddenberry s words in Chayefsky s courageous venture into a new genre the final frontier of human consciousnessMy novel The SHIVA Syndrome expands on Altered States Among its reviews Portland Book Review awarded it 45 stars The SHIVA Syndrome Trilogy is a sci fi thriller a mystery that unfolds on a background of myths and religions biotechnology military power politics and paranormal human abilitiesThe author s profound knowledge of this field is shown in the extraordinary development of the story The descriptions of events and characters are very vivid and engaging Having the right amount of adventure and romance this crisscrossing genre tale isn t just a good read but may also look great on a big screen

  • Paperback
  • 206
  • Altered States
  • Paddy Chayefsky
  • English
  • 03 December 2020
  • 9780553147377