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By Al Alvarez

Utilizing the premature demise of the poet and good friend, Sylvia Plath, as some degree of departure, Al Alvarez confronts the debatable and sometimes taboo sector of human behaviour: suicide. The Savage God explores the cultural attitudes, theories, truths and fallacies surrounding suicide and refracts them throughout the home windows of philosophy, artwork and literature: following the black thread best from Dante, via Donne, Chatterton and the Romantic soreness, to Dada and Pavese. Entwined inside this delicate research is the author's deeply own account of his personal unsuccessful suicide try out, and jointly they shape the main interesting and compelling meditation at the Savage God on the center of human lifestyles.

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