By Adeeb Yusef Salam
A undying look for own id the place a number 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 identification. Erotic, divine, and familial loves all compete and supplement each other within the lifetime of Thomas, who's no longer the common literary gangster, or the predictable member of a group of deviant dilettante. . .as the realization, with all of its mysticism, real affection, admire for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the loved, essentially testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and conventional views to create a profound, relocating, and infrequently nerve-racking 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 rigorously 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 in any case thinking about whose voice is heard whilst the most personality protests that “I do not stay to jot down nor do I write to stay. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing in most cases my lack of information of items that almost all all people else thinks are visible. For a few mysterious cause, i've been pressured in recent times to jot down a e-book, which i would like humans to read." they won't be upset. - 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