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Paradoxes of Peace continues the meditation of Mosley's Time at War, at the end of which he wrote that humans find themselves at home in war because they feel they know what they have to do, whereas in peace they have to discover this. But what should inform them--custom? need? duty? ambition? desire? Forces pull in different directions--fidelity versus adventurousness, pr ...more
Paperback, 199 pages
Published March 26th 2009 by Dalkey Archive Press
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Discovered in the shelves of the NLB (Singapore) after delving for ways and means to obtain Mosley's other works (consequence of connections: MJ Nicholls --> Verbivoracious Press --> The Sillybus --> contributor Shiva Rahbaran on Mosley's work via the Dalkey Archive Press website --> must-read-soon --> must go to library even sooner.
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Nicholas Mosley’s latest novel tells the story of Adam, a writer concerned with the characterization of God in the book of Genesis as a punishing father-figure. In an attempt to understand this portrayal, Adam rewrites the story of Genesis within his own narrative relation to his daughter Sophie. Much like Mosley’s other works, this novel poses serious philosophical issues. Throughout the text, the paradoxical issue of human freedom and determinism are explored in-depth. E
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Nicholas Mosley was born in London on June 25, 1923 and was educated at Eton and Oxford. He served in Italy during World War II, and published his first novel, Spaces of the Dark, in 1951. His book Hopeful Monsters won the 1990 Whitbread Award.

Mosley is also the author of several works of nonfiction, most notably the autobiography Efforts at Truth and a biography of his father, Sir Oswald Mosley,
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