Isherwood's ultimate paintings of fiction—an epistolary novel that explores sexual id and japanese mysticism
After an extended separation, English brothers meet in India. Oliver, the idealistic more youthful brother, prepares to take his ultimate vows as a Hindu monk. Patrick, a profitable writer with a spouse and youngsters in London and a male lover in California, has publicly prominent his brother's convictions whereas privately criticizing his choices.
First released in 1967, A assembly by means of the River delicately depicts the complexity of sibling relationships—the resentment and competitiveness in addition to the affection and admire. eventually, the brothers' publicity to every other's modifications deepens their wisdom of themselves. In A assembly via the River, Christopher Isherwood dramatizes the clash among sexuality and spirituality that encouraged his past due writings.
“The most sensible prose author in English.” Gore Vidal
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