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By Adeeb Yusef Salam

ISBN-10: 1683500903

ISBN-13: 9781683500902

ISBN-10: 1683500911

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Dedicated to R. ok. Narayan 15 Years After His Death

A undying look for own id the place a number of the varieties 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 no longer the commonplace literary gangster, or the predictable member of a group of deviant dilettante. . .as the belief, with all of its mysticism, actual affection, recognize for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the liked, essentially testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and conventional views to create a profound, relocating, and infrequently anxious imaginative and prescient of a lifestyles and profession spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological limitations. . .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 up to date poets, philosophers, and theologians. . .One is left after all wondering whose voice is heard whilst the most personality protests that “I do not dwell to write down nor do I write to dwell. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing as a rule my lack of expertise of items that the majority every person else thinks are noticeable. For a few mysterious cause, i've been pressured in recent years to jot down a ebook, which i would like humans to read." they won't be upset. - Meister Richard Woods, O.P.

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