By Adeeb Yusef Salam
A undying look for own id the place a few of the sorts 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 identification. Erotic, divine, and familial loves all compete and supplement each other within the lifetime of Thomas, who's now not the ordinary literary gangster, or the predictable member of a group of deviant dilettante. . .as the belief, with all of its mysticism, actual affection, appreciate 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 worrying imaginative and prescient of a lifestyles and profession spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological barriers. . .As he surveys the wreckage of the postmodern global, Salam’s rigorously located narrative is enriched through 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 in any case considering whose voice is heard while the most personality protests that “I do not stay to jot down nor do I write to reside. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing generally my lack of understanding of items that almost all each person else thinks are seen. 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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An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. Narayan by Adeeb Yusef Salam