The Illuminatus! Trilogy Annotated & Explained

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Last week the year-and-a-half long group read of the Illuminatus! trilogy wrapped up over at RAWIllumination.net, and as a result there is a treasure trove of new interpretive/annotative information about Robert Anton Wilson & Robert Shea’s cult classic.

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Bobby Campbell (CC BY 2.0)

Tom Jackson accomplished the herculean task of breaking down mosbunal of the arcane references, mapping the hyperconnective narrative, and facilitating elucidating discussion about that 800 page psychedelic leviathan.

I expect new and old initiates alike will find the archive of this Illuminatus! reading group a valuable resource:

Illuminatus! Online Reading Group, Week One

All Illuminatus! Related Posts

Illuminatus! Week Essays

Interview with Editor Jim Frenkel: How I helped save Illuminatus!

Interview with Neil Rest (The basis for the character Simon Moon)

 

And on and on it goes!

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Bobby Campbell

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Credits include cover artwork and illustrations for:
Robert Anton Wilson, Douglas Rushkoff, Timothy Leary, Robert Shea, Christopher S Hyatt, Antero Alli, Toby Philpott, The Headies, Power of IV, and untold thousands more.

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