By Adeeb Yusef Salam
A undying look for own identification the place a number 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 id. Erotic, divine, and familial loves all compete and supplement each other within the lifetime of Thomas, who's now not the average literary gangster, or the predictable member of a neighborhood of deviant dilettante. . .as the realization, with all of its mysticism, actual affection, admire for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the liked, essentially testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and standard views to create a profound, relocating, and occasionally traumatic imaginative and prescient of a lifestyles and occupation spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological limitations. . .As he surveys the wreckage of the postmodern global, Salam’s rigorously located narrative is enriched by means of 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 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 as a rule my lack of understanding of items that almost all every person else thinks are visible. For a few mysterious cause, i've been pressured in recent times to put in writing a booklet, which i would like humans to read." they won't be disillusioned. - 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