By Adeeb Yusef Salam
A undying look for own identification the place many of the sorts 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 identification. Erotic, divine, and familial loves all compete and supplement each other within the lifetime of Thomas, who's no longer the ordinary literary gangster, or the predictable member of a neighborhood of deviant dilettante. . .as the realization, with all of its mysticism, actual affection, recognize for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the cherished, sincerely testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and standard views to create a profound, relocating, and infrequently tense imaginative and prescient of a existence and profession spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological limitations. . .As he surveys the wreckage of the postmodern international, Salam’s conscientiously positioned narrative is enriched through 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 considering whose voice is heard while the most personality protests that “I do not dwell to jot down nor do I write to reside. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing quite often my lack of awareness of items that the majority each person else thinks are noticeable. For a few mysterious cause, i've been pressured in recent years to jot down a e-book, which i need humans to read." they won't be disenchanted. - Meister Richard Woods, O.P.
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