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Memoirs of a Dervish: Sufis, Mystics and the Sixties free read Ï 106 ↠ This is a brilliant free ranging mind enhancing life cautioning book— The IndependentIn the summer of 1964 Robert Irwin set off for Algeria in search of Sufi enlightenment There he entered a world of marvels and ecstasy converted to Islam aThis is a brilliant free ranging mind enhancing life cautioning book The IndependentIn the summer of 1964 Robert Irwin set off for Algeria in search of Sufi enlightenment There he entered a w. There is much to be respected in the idea that when we see and think we perceive others we are looking at a mirror and seeing our own state It is likely such is the case in regard to the author of this book in terms of his discussions about sufism and the meaning of the 1960's

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K music drugs Oxbridge intellectuals first love and losses are all part of this story from the 1960sRobert Irwin is one of the best known writers on the history and culture of the Islamic worl. A superb unpretentious memoir full of wit and insight I have already bought his previous novel on the back of this and fully intend exploring Irwin's back catalogue as it is rare to read a book about mysticism that is not wooly air headed and desperately dull Brilliant and erudite

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Memoirs of a Dervish Sufis Mystics and the SixtiesOrld of marvels and ecstasy converted to Islam and received an initiation as a fair He learnt the rituals of Islam in North Africa and he studied Arabic in LondonPolitical violence torture roc. Hard to know where to place this remarkably honest if seemingly swiftly composed memoir Irwin has written some great books on medieval Arabic literature but this is uite differentParts will only interest those who were of his generation Other parts will confound and frustrate So a mixed bag but an interesting account of Sufi discipleship in Algeria nonetheless