- I don't know you. You don't know the half of it.
Be careful where you aim, because where you aim you
just might hit. You can't even remember what I'm
trying to forget. It was a Dirty Day.<br><br>You want
explanations? You need someone to blame? Throw a rock in the
air, you're bound to hit someone guilty. From father
to son, in one life has begun a world that's never
done. <br><br>Get it right. There's no blood thicker
than ink. Nothings as simple as you think. Wake up,
some things you can't get around. I'm in you, more so,
when they put me in the ground.<br><br>Those days ran
away like horses over the hill.
- I will keep my eyes open for your suggested
title. With the controversy over The Satanic Verses we
heard that Christianity hasn't been maligned in novels,
and if it were, Christians would be very vocal in
protesting such a novel.<br><br><br>Not Wanted On the Voyage
by Timothey Findlay is quite the version of Noah's
Ark, and although I'm not a Christian, I kept glancing
over my shoulder, on the look out for lightening bolts
all the time I was reading it. (It is a brilliant
book.)<br><br>I'm reading a John Updike novel now, "Toward the End
of Time", seemingly written around the same time as
The Satanic Verses, although the copyright date is
1997. Updike's main character also moves through time,
and becomes a main character in Biblical stories.
Updike's work has a theological approach as well, and he
also questions accepted dogma. <br><br><br>I haven't
finished it yet, but I wonder if anyone else in this
discussion group has read it, and seen a similarity.
<br><br> How does Milan Kundera react to these "profane"