By Adeeb Yusef Salam
A undying look for own identification the place some of the different types of love penetrate each other in unforeseen ways
Following within the footsteps of his literary hero, India’s R. ok. Narayan, the protagonist and assistant professor, Thomas Sleiman, explores the connection one of the other kinds of loves within the heady context of a look for own id. Erotic, divine, and familial loves all compete and supplement each other within the lifetime of Thomas, who's now not the average literary gangster, or the predictable member of a neighborhood of deviant dilettante. . .as the belief, with all of its mysticism, actual affection, recognize for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the loved, truly testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and standard views to create a profound, relocating, and infrequently irritating imaginative and prescient of a lifestyles and occupation spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological barriers. . .As he surveys the wreckage of the postmodern global, Salam’s conscientiously positioned narrative is enriched via reflections at the literary paintings of Narayan and Graham Greene in addition to on a shelf-full of latest poets, philosophers, and theologians. . .One is left finally brooding about whose voice is heard while the most personality protests that “I do not stay to jot down nor do I write to dwell. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing more often than not my lack of awareness of items that the majority every person else thinks are visible. For a few mysterious cause, i've been pressured in recent times to write down a ebook, which i need humans to read." they won't be dissatisfied. - Meister Richard Woods, O.P.
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