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All about H. Hatterr

All about H. Hatterr

by G. V. Desani

Publisher: New York Review Books
ISBN: 9781590172421
Pages: 320
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-28
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Wildly funny and wonderfully bizarre, All About H. Hatterr is one of the most perfectly eccentric and strangely absorbing works modern English has produced. H. Hatterr is the son of a European merchant officer and a lady from Penang who has been raised and educated in missionary schools in Calcutta. His story is of his search for enlightenment as, in the course of visiting seven Oriental cities, he consults with seven sages, each of whom specializes in a different aspect of “Living.” Each teacher delivers himself of a great “Generality,” each great Generality launches a new great “Adventure,” from each of which Hatter escapes not so much greatly edified as by the skin of his teeth. The book is a comic extravaganza, but as ...