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Comic Adventures of Rain King

Comic Adventures of Rain King Comic Adventures of Rain King

The Novel “Henderson the Rain King” written by award winning Canadian writer Saul Bellow is now available in Persian.
Translated by Mojtaba Abdullah-Nejad, the publisher is Nashr-e Now publication, Mehr News Agency reported on its Persian website. First released in 1959, the book is a blend of philosophical discourse and comical adventures of Eugene Henderson, a troubled middle aged man. Despite his wealth and high social status, he feels restless and unfulfilled, and harbors a spiritual void that manifests itself as an inner voice crying out “I want, I want, I want”. Hoping to discover what the voice wants, Henderson goes to Africa. The Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize winner, Saul Bellow (1915-2005) is widely regarded as one of the 20th century’s greatest authors.


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