By Michael Golding
A FINALIST FOR THE LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD
In the culture of Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha comes a brand new religious novel that could be a wonderful feat of storytelling and imagination.
A Poet of the Invisible international follows Nouri, a boy born in thirteenth-century Persia with 4 ears rather than . Orphaned as an baby, he’s taken right into a Sufi order, the place he meets an collection of dervishes and embarks on a direction towards religious awakening.
Along the way in which, Nouri will locate himself within the luxurious court docket of a sultan, a barren farm within the hills of Spain, a bustling urban at the north coast of Africa, and a monastery perched excessive within the mountains. he'll fall in love―and encounter
an adversary who will attempt to ruin that love.
As Nouri stumbles from one event to the following, he grows into manhood. every one trial he endures will shatter one other main issue within―and lead him towards transcendence.
Michael Golding’s earlier paintings has been defined as “brilliant” (The Cleveland undeniable Dealer) and “so lavish and so colourful, it’s like a meal within the outdoor, laid out on brocade” (Los Angeles Times). With this new novel, seven years within the writing, he has created a gripping story that bargains with lots of life’s inner most questions. A Poet of the Invisible World will astonish readers because it awakens them to the poetry within themselves.
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