My Guru and His Disciple
Paperback $19.99 - Random House UK
Fiction - Published: 1/Aug/2013 - ISBN: 9780099561231
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY SIMON CALLOW In 1939, as Europe approaches war, Isherwood, an instinctive pacifist, travels west to California, seeking a new set of beliefs to replace the failed Leftism of the thirties. There he meets Swami Prabhavananda, a Hindu monk, who will become his spiritual guide for the next thirty-seven years. Late-night drinking sessions, free love, and the glamour of writing for the Hollywood studios alternate with meditation, abstinence and the study of religious texts in a compelling tug of war between worldliness and holiness.
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