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By Adeeb Yusef Salam

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

A undying look for own id the place a few of the different types of love penetrate each other in unforeseen ways

Following within the footsteps of his literary hero, India’s R. okay. Narayan, the protagonist and assistant professor, Thomas Sleiman, explores the connection one of the other forms 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 commonplace literary gangster, or the predictable member of a group of deviant dilettante. . .as the belief, with all of its mysticism, real affection, admire for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the liked, in actual fact testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and conventional views to create a profound, relocating, and infrequently irritating imaginative and prescient of a existence and occupation spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological barriers. . .As he surveys the wreckage of the postmodern global, Salam’s conscientiously located 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 reside to put in writing nor do I write to stay. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing in most cases my lack of know-how of items that the majority everybody else thinks are visible. For a few mysterious cause, i've been forced in recent times to write down a ebook, which i would like humans to read." they won't be dissatisfied. - Meister Richard Woods, O.P.

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