I'm reading it for the monthly book club to which I belong. I'm about two-thirds in, and I already read the last few pages as a sneak preview of his final view.
Campbell writes in a lively but none too careful style. The author is a journalist for a British newspaper. Too often I felt like I was reading a Newsweek summary of 2500 years of philosophy and culture.
His philosophical history is okay. But I have to be irked by a book that attacks the idea of truth.
By the way... can a claim that truth is impossible... possibly be true? (Short answer: no.)
The publisher trumpeted the following quotation: "A book too disturbing to be ignored." That's a funny way to sell a book. I wonder if they would try to sell grisly photographs that way?
You can see the cover and a publisher's blurb about it here:
Rhyme of the day: