A Meeting by the River (Vintage Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-11-01 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: Vintage Classics Breaking a long silence Oliver. a young Englishman. writes to his elder brother. Patrick. Oliver. the idealistic younger brother is living in a Hindu Monastery and has decided to take his final monastic vows. Patrick. a successful publisher and a married man with a skeleton in his cupboard. decides to visit Oliver to persuade him not renounce the world.First published in 1967. A Meeting by the River delicately depicts the complexity of sibling relationships and dramatizes the conflict between sexuality and spirituality.

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"The classical opposition between the good brother and the bad one convinces... you believe in them" (Guardian)

"A radiant novel of mystical devotion and worldly desire by a master of English prose" (Chicago Tribune)

"Brilliant, vital, challenging . . . very strange and very lovely" (Book Week)

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A deeply satisfying novel of sibling rivalry, sexuality and spirituality.

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