Divine Right's Trip: A Novel of the Counterculture

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Gnomon, Jan 1, 1990 - Fiction - 311 pages
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Fiction. A "novel of the counterculture," Gurney Norman's DIVINE RIGHT'S TRIP elicited comparison to Salinger and Kerouac upon its publication in 1971. "DIVINE RIGHT'S TRIP shows itself to be a subtly written and morally passionate epic of the counterculture, a fictional explication of the hopeful new consciousness come to birth.Divine Right is bigger than life, and in giving the story thus far of a segment of his generation, in prose nicely threaded between the vernacular and the symbolic, Gurney Norman has shown a noble reach and a healthy grasp." - John Updike

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User Review  - LilyGrace - LibraryThing

An absolutely stunning tale of someone finding himself. It took me a while to get into it, being stuck in the middle of an acid trip is tricky, but once in I couldn't get out again. Told with amazing ... Read full review

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User Review  - bobshackleton - LibraryThing

Dunno how a young 'un would find this nowadays, but it was a very big deal to me as a teenager in the early 70s, and I've enjoyed re-reading it several times since. Read full review


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