Re: meaningful discourse
- IN DKNY: Well then YOU the man!!! I'm interested
in any and all comments/questions you post. I'm
really interested in anything you have discussed about
"Midnight's Children." Did you write any papers or essays
about the book? Anything you would care to embelish on,
e-mail, attach, discuss????? Let me know if you would
prefer to e-mail me privately. Thanks!!!! Oh, and keep
us posted on your discussions of "The Moor's Last
Sigh." <br>p e a c e<br>mf<br>3~<br>.
- 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"