Coming Of Age Fiction

Black Light: A Novel by Galway Kinnell,Robert Hass

By Galway Kinnell,Robert Hass

Black Light is a voyage of discovery and transformation. Set in Iran, it tells the tale of Jamshid, a quiet basic carpet mender, who in the future without warning commits a homicide and is pressured to escape. With this violent act his previous existence ends and a wierd new lifestyles begins.

Galway Kinnell combines his present for distinct imagery with a storyteller’s ability during this trip around the Iranian desert—away from the delicate self-righteous virtues of followed ethical culture, into the sickness and sexual confusion of agonizing self-knowledge. First released in 1966 via Houghton Mifflin, this widely revised paperback variation of Black gentle brings a special novel again into print.

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