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God's Casino: And Nothing, Came (A Novel)

by Nick Ruiz, Ph.D

(follow on Twitter: @NRIII)

ISBN-13: 978-0-9789902-5-1
crime thriller/fiction

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Release Date: 2021

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Product Description
"Could God have made the same mistake twice? Under the sun, we soon become other things. The real itself is criminal." Like Borges and Marquez, or even Picasso and Dali, Ruiz's theory fiction responds to the simulacra of the world with a gift for the real. The novel is an undeniably postmodern literary blitzkrieg, which serves to challenge our prevailing assumptions regarding the universe, human folly and the crime thriller novel.

About the Author
Nick Ruiz, Ph.D was born in New York City in 1970. He has edited one book on Andy Warhol and three books on Jean Baudrillard, including Jean Baudrillard: The Poetics of Radicality by Gerry Coulter. He is the author of The Metaphysics of Capital, America in Absentia, and most recently, Integral Reality (with Robert Hassan). Ruiz's first record album is Au.ral. He is also the editor of Kritikos, and a professor of philosophy and humanities.




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