Re: Isis Unveiled Abridged
Nov 02, 1997 10:46 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
> Here is a quote from cyberspace.
> 27. Forthcoming almost immediately from Quest, Wheaton, will be Michael
> Gomes's long-awaited abridgement of H.P.B.'s Isis Unveiled. The work is
> not a paraphrase and remains in H.P.B.'s own words, but the omission of
> the digressions and asides for the first time permits the reader to
> appreciate easily the theses and plan underlying the work. As always,
> the Mr. Gomes's work is meticulous and brilliant.
> MKR: Has anyone seen the book? Also why one needs an abridged book? Have
> you seen any abridgement of Shakespeare, etc.
I have seen it. I also was watching over Michael's shoulder frequently
while he was assembling it. It gives the guts of Isis Unveiled, and
makes an excellent INTRODUCTION to the real thing.
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