Innocence of Age
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Mesmerizing. This is a really beautiful book about two people, young and old, father and son, coming together and drifting apart. Very rarely does a book do such a good job towards painting two opposite positions with so much in common; but I suppose its best said that the main message of the book leaned towards "Industrialization = bad". There were just so many elements to clash and weave together; race, culture, generational, ethical. All in all, it painted a lovely, disturbing and colorful im...more
Neil Devindra Bissoondath, novelist, short-story writer, essayist (b at Arima, Trinidad and Tobago 19 Apr 1955). He attended St Mary's College in Port of Spain before emigrating to Canada in 1973, when he became a student at York University (BA 1977). After graduating, he began teaching English as a second language and French in Toronto. Bissoondath began writing short stories in the late seventie...moreMore about Neil Bissoondath...